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Skunks too aggressive for a Sid?

Posted By: Brett <brettkrull@hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 4 June 2000, at 10:12 p.m.

I got 4 Skunk loaches from a friend who was just going to flush them recently, and I couldn't stand to just let them die. They are not quarentining in my 10 gallon tank(they are less than 1 inch in length) and have already shown signs of aggression. For example, one bold individual attacked my gravel siphon intake tube. I have a small sid in a 20 gallon tank with 4 zebra danios currently. He is about the same size as the skunks. Being a little longer, and wider in girth he is very close to the same total mass as the skunks, since they are taller than him.

Does anyone who owns skunks (or doesn't own skunks for that matter) have any insight as to whether these loa