Kuhli Loach Q's

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Yay, my lfs got a shipment of Kuhlis so I can get some as soon as the filter for the q tank is seeded. This is off subject, but i have the filter running in my (cycled) 20 gal, and I'm wondering if a week is long enough for it to get seeded or if I should leave it in for 2 weeks.

Well, even better is that my lfs has both regular and black Kuhlis! I want to get both but only have room in my tank for 3 (counting all the other fishies I want to get), so that means I will have 1 or 2 of each kind and I'm wondering if this counts as keeping them in a group. Will the different kinds swim together and stuff (since I think they are actually different species)?

Also, how much will they eat? And do I need to spread out the food to prevent them from hogging it from my Cories and Otos?--I noticed at the store they are pretty active and my Pygmy Cories especially are really shy in comparison.
 
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Thanks for moving this post for me Rose!! You're always such a help
 

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I have both kinds of kuhlis together and they really don't hang around together much. although they do eat together. You really need atleast three of each.
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Ok thanks. I think I may get 3 Black Kuhlis then. I'll have to see what the lfs still has though.
 

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It's so hard to decide but it seems like my black Kuhlis are more active than the striped ones.
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Yeah I noticed that at the lfs which is part of the reason I want them. I rarely see my cories or otos so I want something in there I can watch (along with the betta).
Oh also I've read they're a little bit smaller maybe ??
 
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