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Re: Barbs and loaches

Posted By: Tibor <tiborkun@earthlink.net>
Date: Sunday, 19 January 2003, at 9:33 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Update (SusanA)

LOL!! Sounds like quite a sight, and that striatas are a little more high-strung and active than clowns.

One of the best things I ever did for my clowns was to add a handful of tiger barbs. Though they never rushed out in arms lobbing oscenities at them, their addition really reduced the timid nature of the clowns very noticeably. I'm starting to think that loaches and barbs are just plain the writing on the wall!

In fact, during a water change a couple weeks ago one of my clowns actually "learned" from the barbs and mustered the courage to nibble