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Kuhli Loaches in my filter unit

Posted By: Marc <m.guin@chello.nl>
Date: Monday, 9 May 2005, at 3:00 p.m.

Hello,

Today I bought nine tiny juvenile Khuli loaches from my LFS. The specimens are each between 2" and 2.5" in length perhaps smaller. They are the bottom feeders for my 3 foot long Indian Jungle stream biotope aquarium featuring a trio of Puntias Denisoni (Rose Line Barbs or Sharks). I bought a couple extra baby loaches because I believe these guys are rather fragile. They didn't look happy in the pet store since they weren't given a proper hiding area in their retail aquarium. After adjusting the fish to my water conditions these fish were introduced. I am worried because I am using a stupid JUWEL REKORD unit with a built in heater and internal filter. One of the largest Kuhli loaches was behaving absolutely insane after being put into my tank and was swimming wildy across