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Another of the Loaches downfalls!

Posted By: JD <dietsch@voicenet.com>
Date: Monday, 24 August 1998, at 10:01 p.m.

Now most of you have probably read that despite my desire, keeping Snails at the CassiDietsch Zoo is a difficult endevor at best. Well I just witnessed a second annoyance of loaches:) Another thing you will almost never enjoy watching in my tanks is a nice small shool of fry. None, nada, zip, not one fish. And that is not for lack of trying on the parents part, it is the "appitite" of the loaches for cavier!! BETTER then escargot if you judge from actions alone.

I just watched a pair of Killies(Yellow panchax) dooing the deed and one of my B. striata was in on the action. No, not a little fishy three way, but dinner:( The loach was actually in the middle, and underneath and where ever he felt the eggs wer