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help! loaches are in hiding

Posted By: Eric
Date: Thursday, 26 April 2001, at 3:24 p.m.

Hey folks, it's been awhile since I posted here...... prolly cuz all has been going well. Anyway, I have a 55g tank with 5 loaches and some other fish (angels, blue gouramis, and red finned sharks). The loaches have been living happily with everyone for about a year now. I've enjoyed watching the big head loach grow more and more...... Anyway, I haven't seen my loaches in a few days now. It used to be that every evening they would all (or at least all but the big one) come out to wait for my arrival home and their feeding. Then they'd spend the rest of the eveing out and about playing the way that only loaches can. The last 3 days all that has come out to feed are the two smaller loaches. And last night only one came out. And no one stays out to play. All the other fish in the tank seem to be acting normaly. I'm puzzled and not sure whether or not to be concerned...... We joked this mo