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Posted By: Richard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, 25 October 2000, at 5:04 a.m.
I have had two Weather loaches for about 2 months. They are about 10cm long, eating well and very active. The 48" tank is ideal. A very slight reading of amonia, no nitirte and no nitrates and a PH of 7.8. It is very heavily planted, this helps absorb the nitrates. I run two filters. An air powered undergravel and a Ehiem 2213 canister. The tank was set up about 2month 2 weeks ago and cycled over a 2 week period before introducing the loach. This is a coldwater (room temp) tank with other coldwater fish. It is constant at 21^C. The loach were purchased from a local fish farm along with two bitterling. One of the bitterling has since died of internal paracites. The other i s 100% fine.
My problem is simple. On loa