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Re: Anubias and Loach questions
Bob Dixon wrote:
> Date: Sat, 16 Jan 1999 16:46:51 EST
> From: IDMiamiBob at aol_com
> Subject: Anubias and Loach questions
> I have gleaned something about the rhizome being above the substrate. How
> far, and how do you hold it in place until it fixes its roots in the
Anubias looks best when planted on driftwood or rocks. Just tie the
rhizome onto your driftwood/rock with a piece of string. Even if you tie
the rhizome way up the driftwood, the roots will find its way to the
gravel. Some will glue itself to the driftwood/rock. This normally takes
about a week or two. Then you can cut-off the string, if it bothers you,
or you leave it to rot.
> At the lfs today I spotted some 2 inch, black and white zebra-striped loaches
> labeled "Wu Fong-(algae eater)-$8.99. They looked like yo-yos, but brighter
> white and darker black. Anyone know if they truly eat algae? what varieties?
> do they also munch the greens?
I have never seen them munching away greens and algae. BTW, they are