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How quickly do clowns grow?

Posted By: Mary <mary@corydoras.co.nz>
Date: Sunday, 14 August 2005, at 5:02 p.m.

Hello! I was wondering if someone could give me some insight into how quickly clown loaches grow?
I have 4 clowns that I bought as juvenials - they were less than an inch when I got them about 3 months ago and are now at least 2 inches. They are very healthy and are growing at an astonishing rate! I had planned to get a 6ft tank in a couple of years and re-house them when they get too big for my current community tank, but I'm beginning to wonder if I'm going to have to re-house them sooner than I thought.
I feed them a wide variety of live, frozen and dry foods plus they also have snails to eat in the tank. They are absolutely the greediest piggies I've ever seen and constan