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Old 07-26-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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New oddball.

With the passing of my bichir I find myself doing the whole research thing. I been looking at about 3 or so different fish.

Khuli loach
Dojo loach
African brown knife

It would be nice to have a couple different fish inhabit a tank this go round. Probably will use a 55.

I'm just curious to those of you who have and do keep these. What are your opinions of them? How active are they? How many per gallon? (I'm familiar with the ABK) but the loaches not so much.

I'm also open to other fish. I'm not so much into the community tank seen as I am the NW cichlids. But I liked my bichir so much I want that counter to my aggressive tanks back.

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Old 07-26-2012, 09:15 PM   #2
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i have all 3 of those fish in my 75 8 kuhliis 2 dojos and 2 abk.... they all keep to themselves and are hardy eaters they all eat frozen and live foods...and to kick in there i also have a bichrir in with them
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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Those are very interesting choices. I might get some dojo loaches for my 55.
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Haha seems we all have great taste in fish

But yeah I always like to try and keep stuff I have never had before. All though I have had the knife in the past.
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:20 AM   #5
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How about something that truly fits the oddball category like Brachyplatystomia tigrinum or Centropomus ensiferus.
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How about something that truly fits the oddball category like Brachyplatystomia tigrinum or Centropomus ensiferus.
Haha Good choices I would like to keep those
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Old 07-27-2012, 12:11 PM   #7
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Dude both of them are awesome!

But long term I don't have anywhere to house them. The 125 looks like its gonna have the RD and grammode in probably another year. Which leaves a 55 and 75. But hey... Maybe I can find a 200g by then LOL!
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The 125 looks like its gonna have the RD and grammode in probably another year.
I hate to say but there is no way both of those fish cohabitate a 125g, my money is on the grammode.
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::sigh:: yeah, that's why I'm keeping the 75 free so if it doesn't work out. And yes the gramm is truly a nasty beast already. Makes my rd look like a guppy.
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You know that is the price we pay for trying to house guys, a single fish in a tank is waste of tank in my opinion. I'm currently dealing with the same thing with my festae, she's all alone cause she can't play nice with others.
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