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Catfish, Plecos and Loaches Questions and comments about catfish, plecos and loaches.

 
 
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hi,
could anyone tell me do catfish go with clown loaches?
i know there aredifferent catfish this one only grows to 1 inch?
and i can only remember julii if this doesnt help will have to go back
to lfs and get the name correctly thanks for any help
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I think that you have one of the Corydoras Catfish...They do better in groups, but one will live ok if it gets enough food...The Loaches are aggressive feeders and may bully the catfish when feeding on the bottom....You will have to watch to make sure your catfish gets it's share of food...I have found that putting a little food on the bottom after the lights are out is good for the little cats....The bigger aggressive feeders are usually "sleeping" and the bottom feeding cats can find the food in peace....Try some small sinking pellets.........................Make sure that you don't over do it as uneaten food will soon cause water condition problems.
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thanks dano,
will do,
was going to get 2 the weekend.
yes been looking at the gallerey and im sure
they are cory`s,
by the time i get the loaches they should be
settled in there home and not feel threatened fingers crossed,
they have got roughly 2/3 months
 


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