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Old 05-19-2014, 03:47 PM   #1
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Help about clown loaches

Hi I have 2 clown loaches and I've noticed one has started to get abit of a big belly I never bought it with a big belly but I ain't got clue about clown loaches and if it's pregnant just need some help and advice if anyone can help ,, thanks
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Could be parasites ?
Pictures ?
How big are they? How long have you had them ?
How big is the tank ?
What diet ?
Could just be fat ?

Clown Loaches are egg layers. So they can be gravid, but not pregnant FYI

They get very big in the wild so I doubt you are going to have a baby loaches , sorry.




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Could be parasites ?
Pictures ?
How big are they? How long have you had them ?
How big is the tank ?
What diet ?
Could just be fat ?

Clown Loaches are egg layers. So they can be gravid, but not pregnant FYI

They get very big in the wild so I doubt you are going to have a baby loaches , sorry.




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Thanks for replying I haven't got any pics atm there still small about the size of my little finger ( I haven't got big hands lol ) I've had them about a month , I have a 300litre tank and diet wise I only feed them normal flake food and sometime I will give them blood worms , they only get fed twice a day as I'm out most if the time but as I said I aint got a clue about clown loaches in that way I mean about the pregnancy bit but I have read the articles and have heard it was less Likely they get pregnant so just need some advice lol
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