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    Good write up :) The activity factor is why I think kuhli loaches need at least a 20 gallon but no one agrees with me :(

    I think it should be a sticky, too many people still use the inch per gallon rule.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAllain
    Good write up :) The activity factor is why I think kuhli loaches need at least a 20 gallon but no one agrees with me :(
    You might be surprised to find out just how many do agree with you.
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    They also school. Quite a site to see six kuhlii loaches piled up in the same little crevice.
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    We used to have 6 in a 120L and they'd use the whole length of the tank when they came out... then I hear people recommend them for a 40L because they just hide most of the time, they don't tend to listen much when I mention that even though they do hide a lot, when they are active, they're VERY active.

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    I stickied it but sometimes the stickies tend to be ignored. Maybe they should have flashing lights and arrows pointing to them. LOL

    Agree with all you've written. Fish that are territoral like their space and just because 8 might fit in a 55 gallon, it doesn't mean they will get along. The bosses of the tank will keep the smaller and weaker ones near the top of the tank and not allow them to have a territory of their own.

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    Very good write up. Even after keeping fish this long I have learned alot too. We should recommend this to every new person who joins the sight.

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    Most importantly are all of those replying to threads started by beginners. They need to understand how to properly deal with those questions. It seems like 95% of the time when someone asks about stocking it is basic volume and fish, no mentioning of filtration or water changes. That is what has to definitely change.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishguy2727
    Most importantly are all of those replying to threads started by beginners. They need to understand how to properly deal with those questions. It seems like 95% of the time when someone asks about stocking it is basic volume and fish, no mentioning of filtration or water changes. That is what has to definitely change.
    Couldn't agree more. Well written.
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    i agree with you 100 percent! very well writtenn and good detail you should write books!

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