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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    Come on, my sharp eyed friends, thats not a pleco, that a hillstream loach, LOL!!
    The last few weeks I have been researching hillstream loaches and thinking of maybe doing a river tank setup this coming winter. I have room for a 33 long (48 x 13 x 13), for a river tank. Because they need lots of algae, I could set it up in front of the windows, right next to the dual 29s. Something to think about....
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    Look into the Crypts in those gel packs at Petsmart...completely pest free and you get a lot for the money. If you want some Hygro just let me know...Im sure it will be halfway out of the tank by Monday.

    Gad you are contemplating live plants, once you go planted you never go back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Of course it is....I was just testing you guys, to see if you were paying attention....of course it's a hillstream roach!
    I am going to giggle the whole time I am driving home! You made my Thursday! Glad you feeling so much better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    Thanks for pointing out this little fish Cindy!

    That was actually Kevin's doing. He had them on his list for his 20. I thought they were really pretty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MCHRKiller View Post
    Look into the Crypts in those gel packs at Petsmart...completely pest free and you get a lot for the money. If you want some Hygro just let me know...Im sure it will be halfway out of the tank by Monday.
    I can attest to the growth on the HYGRO. No melt at all. they all took root and are really doing great. Thanks again, Jenn

    Gad you are contemplating live plants, once you go planted you never go back!
    I agree with this. And I never thought I could grow plants. The tank is so much easier to care for with live plants - and so pretty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    The last few weeks I have been researching hillstream loaches and thinking of maybe doing a river tank setup this coming winter. I have room for a 33 long (48 x 13 x 13), for a river tank. Because they need lots of algae, I could set it up in front of the windows, right next to the dual 29s. Something to think about....
    I've wanted to keep Hillstream loaches, too. Love those little guys. I hope you really consider stocking them. Would love to see them in someone's tank, and a river setup would be awesome. =]
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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    I am going to giggle the whole time I am driving home! You made my Thursday! Glad you feeling so much better.
    Glad I could oblige, my dear! and thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    I've wanted to keep Hillstream loaches, too. Love those little guys. I hope you really consider stocking them. Would love to see them in someone's tank, and a river setup would be awesome. =]
    Does "river setup" refer both to looks and flow?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Does "river setup" refer both to looks and flow?
    Yes. It is what they call a "unidirectional flow" tank, meaning a very strong current, going only in 1 direction, like a river or fast stream. It's done with a DIY PVC under-substrate manifold, pond sponges and powerheads. I would add an API Filstar XP-M for filtration.

    Aquascaping would be river rocks (very important for the loaches) and for me, a very few fake plants.

    Excellent article - http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.u...t.php?sid=5455
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    I think I've seen these setups before on the internet...thanks for the info and the link!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    That was actually Kevin's doing. He had them on his list for his 20. I thought they were really pretty.
    They are pretty, but very sensitive. Hey, take credit where credit is do. I noticed them via your post. LOL..end of story.

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