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1 loach still struggling, 1 MISSING!

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@canada.com>
Date: Thursday, 25 April 2002, at 1:14 a.m.

Well, today I was realy worried. It has been several weeks since I have seen any real loachy behavior from my pack so I did the unthinkable.

"I moved loach log"

Well, it seems to have done the trick. I was able to do a MASSIVE gravel vac, and during that time I noticed a rather "pungent" aroma when I up-ended loach log. Wasn't anaorbic, but definately didnt smell right.

I suspect that I lost one of my loaches. I can only find 6 of my 7, and that would explain the odor. I have re-aranged the tank a bit so Loach log is more open and other hiding spots have become more private.

All the loaches are out now.

THe loach who has the ob