Clown Loach with Shrimp?

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Clown Loach with Shrimp?

Postby JoshW » Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:36 pm

I know Clown Loaches eat snails like it's their job, but will they bother freshwater shrimp? Does size of the shrimp make a difference?

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Postby mjs » Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:13 pm

I have two clown loaches, two yoyo loaches and several Amano shrimp. Everyone is happily co-existing in my 56G tank.

...As I think about it though, several thousand snails are also happily co-existing too. They cover the plants and driftwood when the lights go off, and burrow in the substrate during the day.

It seems as though nobody told the loaches to go snack on the snails.
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Postby Admin » Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:05 am

I think you feed your loaches too well..
they should be eating the snails AND the shrimp...
whatever works for you
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