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question about behaviour.

Posted By: craig <jakieblk@tpg.com.au>
Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2005, at 11:17 a.m.

Hi everyone.
Today I bought my first clown loaches. I have always wanted to own some and I just set up a 120L aquarium and decided to buy some. I bought 3, and they are about 1.5" long.

However, after a few hours of them being in the tank I'm noticing their behaviour. 2 Of them are having a wonderful time playing in the filter stream and so on. But the smallest one won't join in. He is just hiding in the cave. He almost seems like he's pouting. I know that they are shy at first, but it seems the bigger two got over it quickly, but he hasn't. At the moment they are the only fish in the tank.

Also I was wondering if the fact that in the pet store, 2 came from one tank, and one cam