Re: Clown Loaches and Malaysian Trumpets
The snail colony will be seriously put upon by the clown loaches. Some of
them will survive, but not many. I had this setup and during a gravel
change I got only 1 from an original healthy colony of snails, after 6
months of having the clown loaches.
Work Phone: (206)-543-1075 Physical Mail: Box 352700
Fax: (206)-543-1543 University of Washington
Home Page : http://ce.washington.edu/~tep Seattle, WA
On Tue, 8 Oct 1996 Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com wrote:
> From: "Williams, Rochelle - DCSPIM" <williaro at ftmcphsn-emh1_army.mil>
> Date: Tue, 08 Oct 1996 08:42:33 -0400
> Subject: Clown Loaches and Malaysian Trumpets
> Does anyone keep clown loaches with a thriving colony of Malaysian snails?
> I have such a horrible problem with pond snails that I currently have 4
> little guys in quarantine. The main tank is a 125g planted discus community
> tank. Yes, the snails are in the gravel but are frequently seen on the top
> of the gravel and even on the glass. I'm sure with a natural predator in
> the tank they will seek cover in the substrate, but will they survive with
> clown loaches in the tank all the time? Any comments are appreciated.
> Rochelle Williams
> williaro at ftmcphsn-emh1_army.mil
> Hey! Where did Autumn in Atlanta go??? Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr.