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How hora-ble are skunk loaches?

Posted By: Elspeth
Date: Wednesday, 1 December 2004, at 1:45 a.m.

This is one of those "what have I done now?" posts.

Quite recently I got a new group of fish which I would probably want to brag about anyway. A huge pack of yoyos which I'd been wanting for some time, a group of dojos(I expect I'll move them to a cooler tank after a decent quarantine) and a few glass catfish, both of which I've also wanted for a long time. Two impulse additions were a "chocolate albino plecostomus" because I love those suckermouths and the 120 gallon destination tank will be large enough if s/he turns out to be one of the Amazon Leviathans, and... five skunk loaches. They were cohabiting all right with the yoyos in the store, they were "only" $1.49 each, and they were SO CUTE!

After acclimating everyone I came home and read up on them here at LOL. Hoo boy.

There has been *slight* dojo pestering already. They seem fairly peaceful, though by far t