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I love my Loaches, but...

Posted By: Greymalkin <greymalkin74@hotmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 2004, at 10:22 a.m.

I am new to the hobby, and I had a snail problem in my tank. I went to PETCO, and was instructed to buy 2 Clown Loaches. I did, and I immediately fell in love. These 2 have such character, and I have done nothing but read about them since I got them.

This Brings me to my problem.

My snails are gone, my water is clean, and all is well. However, PETCO neglected to tell me that Clown Loaches absolutly do not belong in a 10 Gallon tank.

The thought of bringing them back breaks my heart, as I have become rather attached to the goofy little guys.

They have seemed fine, till my most recent water change. I decided to use spring water, instead of tapwater. For