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Those %$&# loaches!!

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Sunday, 23 January 2005, at 5:32 p.m.

In one of my tanks that contains S. pulchra and B. kubotai as well as sids, I began noticing that the powerhead in the UG filter uplift tube kept getting clogged with gravel. Finally, when I looked underneath I noticed that "someone" had been digging around in some gravel that had worked its way under the plate making it go up the tube and clog the pwrhd screen. It was a pulchra. Apparently he had popped off one of the uplift tube caps and found himself a new home. I had one heck of a time trying to chase him out using a strong light. While doing so, one of the kubotai found the entrance to the "basement apartment" and ventured in. Now I had two loaches to chase back into the tank. Finally