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a couple of my loaches

Discussion in 'Loaches' started by fishorama, Jun 4, 2017.

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    Since I sorta know how to post pics here now I thought I'd share some of my newer loaches. Sorry they're blurry

    Traccatichthys taeniatus peppermint loach
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    tanker Josh Holloway--Be mine!!!

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    :D Loving the pictures!! Beautiful loach and congrats on the swellia babies!
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Well, a sad update to my wonderful peppermint loaches. I bought all 6 from wetspot last year & lost 1 after a few months. Last water change, I found another dead "male" 2 or 3 days later. These were all adult fish so no telling how old (or young) they are...that's why I prefer to buy smaller, younger fish. (sniff, I can't always get both young & cool loaches)

    All is not terrible though, I've seen 3 or maybe even 4 Traccatichthys loachy dancing up & down the tank side glass today. I've never seen these guys do that before but have with many other loaches. I always take it as "happy dancing"...at least 1 is likely a fat female & 2 colorful males, so I'm still entertained & hopeful. They seem to take great joy in uprooting any new plants, pretty brats!! Like many of my loaches, lol, it's part of their charm.
     
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    Tifftastic "With your powers combined . . ."

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    Shame you lost some :(

    But I do always love a happy loachy dance, myself as well!
     
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    Thanks, Tiff. There were 2 loach sized places dug into the sand recently. I don't know anything about their spawning habits but maybe it's another sign of happiness :)
     

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