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Tank Kritters

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@canada.com>
Date: Thursday, 11 April 2002, at 11:31 a.m.

I have always been a big fan of having "critters" in the tank. These could be Ghost/Glass shrimp, Algae Shrimp, Snails, Aquatic Frogs, etc.

I was wondering if anyone had ever made a list of critters that are compatible with various loaches?

Personally I have been having good fortune with Black mystery snails (my clowns are terrified of the lumbering monsters and leave them alone, but the dojo's take an ocasional nip). I also was lucky enough to find a shop selling Large Wood Shrimp. I added a 4" shrimp to my tank a few days ago, and I love it! Hes a filter feeder, and cruises about the tank picking up debris and munching on it. I can't say enough good things about him, because he has cleaned the visible gravel surface better then I would have exp