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Caught on film: Happy, happy, happy clowns!! *PIC*

Posted By: Tibor <tiborkun@earthlink.net>
Date: Sunday, 1 September 2002, at 10:41 p.m.

My poor clowns went through so much grief recently that I was starting to wonder if I'd scarred them for life! First I swapped the black sand they'd known for years but that was destroying my impellers with natural gravel and they hated the lighter substrate; lost their color. The plants did too so I trimmed them back and the clowns then lamented the lack of shade. Then I added a modesta and didn't take him back anywhere near soon enough for their liking, so they became timid. They also promptly came down with ich! Doh! Even weeks after treatment they were more timid than they've ever been before, hiding al