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Best way to feed clown loaches

Posted By: Mary Burns <mary.burns3@ntlworld.com>
Date: Sunday, 27 March 2005, at 8:26 a.m.

I now have 5 clown loaches, managed to get another 2 at 3.5", same size as 2 of mine, leaving the alpha still the biggest at 4".When they were small, it was much easier to feed them as they were always around. I know they eat all food, especially live bloodworm!! My problem is not what to give them, but how? Because they are in 65g with 12 platies and 2 angels (1 big, 1 baby)they don't appear at the same time any more. I have tried leaving food at night, but platies get everything first. I intend to take the platies out to my other tanks, but can't yet as fry I'm breeding for LFS wont be ready for another 6 to 8 weeks. The alpha seems to bring them all out, without him, they are less active. As I hadn't seen him for 3 days, I got him up, by lifting the ornamen