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Re: [APD] clown loach versus apple snail
I think, in reality, they grew to 4" because they had abundant snails
to snack on. But, the snails disappeared a couple of years before the
loaches reached that size. I'm not sure what they were eating after
that, since they tended to hide during the day.
On Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at 04:01 PM, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> Vaughn Hopkins wrote:
>> I had two clown loaches in a 125 gallon tank, with the tank badly
>> infested with snails. I never did see a loach eat a snail, but one
>> I noticed I couldn't find a single snail, and from then on, no snails
>> were ever visible. The loaches grew to about 4 inches and ended up
>> sold back to the LFS when I had to get rid of the tank.
> Ah, as I suspected. They need to grow to double their present size
> before they'll feed on snails?
> Stuart Halliday
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