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Old Loach...being different, and sucker fish food

Posted By: Ryan Barnard <ryanb-loaches@nitecrawler.net>
Date: Thursday, 2 October 2003, at 12:58 a.m.

Hi all,

As the subject says, I have an old loach. It's approximately 15-16 years old. I had two goldfish with him at one point, about 7 years ago, but they died and he's been alone since.

About 2 weeks ago I bought a sucker fish to eat all the junk off the walls and "toys" in the tank. It's done a wonderful job...in fact, it's too good. Now everything is sparkling clean and it's run out of food, but it's not eating the goldfish flakes (yes, my loach only eats goldfish flakes). What can I feed him??? I can tell he's starting to get hungry.

Although that's an important question, it's not my main one.

My loach has been acting very stange the past couple days. Once he had some sor