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Hill stream loaches

Posted By: Philip Shum <pshum@cipid.com>
Date: Wednesday, 10 March 1999, at 4:49 a.m.


Finally, I saw how my loaches eat. Although, I have kept the hillstream loaches for more than half a year, I have never seen them eat and having a full stomach. Tonight I saw them eat frozen blood worms. I always thought that my zebra pleco, which share 10 gallon tank with the loaches, ate the blood worms. I usually feed the tank with flake or aglae wafer in the morning and blood worms before light turn off in the evening. Tonight I have to repair a electrical wire in the basement where my tanks are. I saw the loaches eagerly ate the worms on the bottom of the tank. Two of them had full stomaches. In the past I saw them resting on the aglae wafers and then flying across the tank to attach themselve on the side glass. This time they all rest on the bottom of the tanks even I was right besides the tank. All my zebra pleco dashed into the draft woo