Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (5)

Wish me Luck

Posted By: bruceter <Bruceter50@yahoo.com>
Date: Monday, 16 February 2004, at 1:54 a.m.

Today is the big compete Gravel Change day---Im finally gonna get rid of the kiddy "marble" stuff and go with a respectable substrate for the loachys

Im using Estes brand Spectra Stone to replace the kiddy crap---I want a fine gravel and I chose the charcoal color---Im gonna be anal and hang a bag of the old gravel in the tank for the bene-bacteria--Im saving about 50%-(or better) of the old water during the re-do and making some new slate caves from new rocks purcased at my reliable LFS for the loaches hiding spots---If you saw my cheesy looking tank with the gravel you would understand why I have to do this---LOL---I have nice fish but the kiddy gravel has got to go---the plastic fake rocks are gone too---going w