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Old 12-07-2016, 12:49 PM   #1
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Clown Loaches Sick/Dying?

I bought three clown loaches on monday and I just checked on them and they aren't doing great. They were on their bellies/sides just sitting there. Never had them before. Also I'm not staying at my house so I can only check in every other day or so. Any help guys? All the other fish seem okay. It's 60g. Don't have the water parameters. Gonna do a water change friday

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Old 12-07-2016, 01:18 PM   #2
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I am not an expert but I think clown loaches are to big for your tank.
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Old 12-07-2016, 01:42 PM   #3
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Clown loaches play dead, that's part of their personality, what's the water paramiters of the tank that's very imperative especially with loaches they are sensitive to poor water.

They will stunt and die in the tank fish do not "outgrow" they stop growing and die, with clowns you have to have 125-150 gal minimum.


My loaches play dead constantly it drives me nuts lol. On their side , back, upside down in the holey rock lol.
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Lol I just learnt something new.
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Well I just returned them. thanks guys

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Well I just returned them. thanks guys

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Your lfs if it's reputable should have told you they do that.
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