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Just got 2 Kuhlis & have a few ?s

Posted By: Eric Ryan <mulryan@freewwweb.com>
Date: Saturday, 1 July 2000, at 2:52 p.m.


I'm new to this board and the world of loaches, but reading over this site over the past few days led to my going to my LFS to pick up 2 Kuhli loaches for my 10 gallon SE Asian tank. I have one paradise fish (so far very peaceful) and 6 white clouds along with the loaches. I was a little worried the paradise fish would think the loaches were some tasty looking worms, but he checked them out and must have decides they were tankmates and not a treat! My questions...

1) I feed my fish a good flake food and once or twice per week supplement with freeze dried tubiflex worms. Do I need anything else for the loaches?

2) Since my white clouds & paradise prefer cooler temps, I keep the tank between about 73-80 (which I read on this site i