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Chaos In My Tank

Posted By: Lesley <lesleywimbush@hotmail.com>
Date: Friday, 4 October 2002, at 1:08 p.m.

A couple of months ago, I lost most of my fish to some sort of illness, and I have been slowly, and painstakingly replenishing them. I have a 50 gal tank waiting for setup as a mostly loach tank. In the meantime, my 30 gallon had one small clown, one dwarf gourami and 2 small cories that survived. I have added: one small striata, one 3" yoyo, one small timid skunk, and all has been well for about 3-4 weeks.
A couple of days ago, I purchased a stunning 3" tiger loach. Inititially, he seemed pretty harmless and I like the fact that he is out all the time and not timid. Since yesterday however, he is chasing everything in the tank. I understand that they need to establish a heirarchy, but the little cories tails are ragged, as is the yoyo's and striata's. Should I give it a little longer and see if th