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Would a smaller loach do the same as a clown loach when getting rid of unwanted snails?
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I believe most loaches will eat snails, just some more than others, loaches also will not always get rid of snails completly just keep them under control, it depends. check that out and look at my post for controling pest snails in the snail section.

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Thanks.
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How big do Yo Yo loaches grow to? How many would I have to keep in my 28 gal tank?
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I think 6" look at the website but I think they like being in groups and you don't have room in your tank for them now, especially with all that fry.

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I'm aware of that. I'm saying after the fry all leave and I might move the clown loach to the 36 gal. and replace the CAE with a BN.
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I don't see why not as long as you get three.
 
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atmmachine816 said:
I think 6" look at the website but I think they like being in groups and you don't have room in your tank for them now, especially with all that fry.
Almost everywhere I look they say the YoYo loach grows to be about 2" in length.
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I have 4 yoyos in a 55 gallon tank that are a good five inches.
You can go to www.loaches.com and look at the species list. Then you can decide for your self which ones you like and see what size they will grow to and learn about their care. I believe Sidthimunki is the smallest loach and it will eat snails but... loaches are much happier in groups of three or more.
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Thanks. Do you know what DH stands for?
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In whar context?
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What does it mean? What is it?
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I need to know how it was used. Just the letters DH could mean a bunch of things
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It is for a form for a local aquariums club and asks for the pH , DH, type of filter, etc.
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I don't know what they are asking for, ask the aquarium club then let us know
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Does/Has anybody have/had any experience with dwarf loaches? If so, could you please exlpain many of my questions?
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