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i like loaches!

Discussion in 'Fish' started by vanscheck, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. vanscheck

    vanscheck New Member

    Oct 6, 2009
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    palma de mallorca
    i have 3kuhli loaches, morleti loaches, and 1 yoyo loach. can i have a dojo loach as well??? are they ok with planted aquariums??? and are they agressive? thanks a lot guys
  2. Jurijs mit JS

    Jurijs mit JS Admin Staff Member

    Jul 10, 2008
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    loaches will kind of destroy almost every slope and burry out most plants .. so think twice before introducing them
  3. LondonDragon

    LondonDragon Aspiring Aquascaper

    Oct 16, 2008
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    London, UK
    I had 3 clown loaches in this tank:


    The largest being around 15cm, on the left hand side below the mountain of plants I had a 15cm long piece of black PVC pipe, about 10cm in diameter like this:


    The loaches didn't destroy any of the plants, they would sometimes lift a bit of the carpet and I had to redo it again.

    I would not recommend them for a planted tank though, just giving an idea how to provide a safe environment for them with somewhere to hide.

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