For my birthday in March 2000 I
got a 20 gallon glass tank. I put Zebra Danios there to cycle but I
like them so much now, that I will keep them. I wanted originally to
add angelfish. Then I added kuhli loaches and I liked them so
much!!!! - those are the "kuliest" fish I know!
I had several of them, but no success yet... This is a different
story. Though I just came from the store with two new loaches
- the "California" ones,
whatever that means, probably they are from there. And they are
huge. I mean, really. And black almost - one hardly has orange
stripes! And thick too. They are not as shy as "normal"
kuhlis -they found the hiding place within a minute and are sleeping
there since then :)
20 Gal glass tank:
Hagen 200W heater
Rena100 Air Pump for bubble wall
3 Zebra Danios , 2
long-finned Zebras, and 2 Giant kuhlies
(name to be ascertained).
5 Gal acrylic tank:
Hagen 25 W nonsubmersible heater
( performance of this one I do not like at all - at least with small
amount of water current it does not control the temperature very
well and I can found 72 degrees as well as 82 without changing any
settings. On other hand, submersible heater in the big tank keeps
3 Wight Clouds and 3 black kuhli loaches
This is a White Cloud:
And these are two black kuhlis:
Aquaclear 200 just mixes the
Though I like Aquaclear performance in my tank - I
think it filters the water quite well and so far I did not have
problems with ammonia and nitrite, I had to add a separate detail to
it: nylon strainer. This
filter happened to be a serial killer for kuhli loaches I had...
Quite sad. I hope the strainer I made from window screen will help
when I get another couple of them.