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loaches... how many is too many???

Posted By: jermand <bennions@hotmail.com>
Date: Saturday, 29 April 2000, at 5:40 p.m.

I have a mixed tank and have 1 betta, 2 pictus catfish and two weather loaches that are staying... the rest are goldfish and they are going slowly. The thing is my lfs has 1/2 inch yoyo loachs... 2 inch clown loaches 1inch horseface loaches and a loach that looks like botia pulchra in body shape but has tight lines going down its body top to belly rather than head to tail. Not sure what it is but it looks good...

My question is in a 4foot by 1 foot tank how many loaches are too many? The pictus are generaly middle swimmers so they wont interfere... are there any of these loaches or other loaches that will get on well with my weather loaches or any I sho