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My First Loach-In-The-Filter Experience
Posted By: Kad <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2004, at 5:23 p.m.
I've heard reports of this happening with all sorts of loaches, but I experienced it for the first time last night.
I recently bought a second spotted dojo a few days ago. He's been harassed by my N.Pallidus (like my other dojo was), but hasn't established a "safe zone" like the other dojo.
Anyway, last night, I heard splashing, and then the sound of something hitting plastic. I turned on my aquarium light to find....no second dojo. I immediently considered the filter, and opened it up and saw him hiding in the space under the cartridge.
I took it out and tried to get him out, only to have him vanish into a spot in the filter I never knew existed. He went into a space between the suction...spinner and the motor itself. It took me an hour to figure out that spot even ex