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Seeking Zucchini Advice

Posted By: Kit <kitjaguar@comcast.net>
Date: Friday, 25 February 2005, at 4:10 p.m.

Now that I have some loaches in the tank (5 smallish clowns and 2 mysteries - more about that later), I thought I'd try feeding them zucchini, since folks here say they have great success with it. Well, I didn't have any zucchini, but I did have some yellow summer squash in the fridge, which is exactly the same stuff, only yellow. It floats. It really floats. I wrapped some twist ties through it and tied the other end to a piece of driftwood, but it's still trying to float! One clown showed a little interest, but the mysteries didn't even notice.

How do you folks anchor it down? Are the loaches likely to see it floating about 3 inches from the bottom? I saw someone post about boiling it fir