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Heatwave

Posted By: Emma Turner <emmasteve@clownloach.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Monday, 20 June 2005, at 5:56 p.m.

Well, we're actually having a bit of a heatwave here in the UK at the moment. It's been really hot for the last few days, and despite the weather forcaster's saying we were due a thunderstorm today, it hasn't arrived. Anyway, the Clown tank is running at 85.5 deg in this heat (it's normally about 82) and all the loaches have become very excitable. There is no problem with oxygen levels as we have 4 big Eheim externals on the tank, plus 2 powerheads and a big airstone. Even the shyest of the loaches have been out and about pretty much all day today - usually they hide away until about 9pm. It has been amazing watching so many out all at once, and seeing them interacting so much with each other. Th