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    One more question.

    For the new 33g, im puting in 1 blood parrot cichlid.

    For bottom feeders, would 3 clown loaches work, or will they get killed? What else could work as a bottom feeder if clown loaches wont?

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    It might work, but we have no idea about compatibility. The issue you're going to run into is the size of the tank for 3 clown loaches. Most people don't recommend clown loaches for anything smaller than a 55g due to their large adult size. You might be able toget away with it for a short time, but they may soon outgrow your tank. This is one of the reasons we decided not to put them in our 46g tank.

    What we can recommend to you are Yoyo loaches, which are similar to the clowns, but remain much smaller (max size is approx. 4inches).
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    Pearl Gouramis, New Guinea Red Rainbowfish, Siamese algae eaters, Yoyo Loaches, Zebrafish, oto cats, L114 (aka Leopard cactus pleco)

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    yoyo's are good too.

    Do they only live off snails?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cocoa_pleco
    yoyo's are good too.

    Do they only live off snails?
    They are bottom feeders and eat a well rounded diet. They eat algae flakes and sinking pellets and any food that reaches the bottom. Ours always seem to find something to eat as they always have nice big bellies.

    We have no snails in our tank, but I added one from another and I have not seen it since. I am sure that we had some at some point as our LFS keeps snails in his plant tanks.
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    Pearl Gouramis, New Guinea Red Rainbowfish, Siamese algae eaters, Yoyo Loaches, Zebrafish, oto cats, L114 (aka Leopard cactus pleco)

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    i might get a few then.

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by cocoa_pleco
    i might get a few then.

    Thanks
    You defiantly should think about getting some (assuming compatibility with the other tank mates)! We have 6 of them in our 46g community tank and they're tons of fun to watch (defiantly one of our favorite fish!)
    46g planted tank:
    Pearl Gouramis, New Guinea Red Rainbowfish, Siamese algae eaters, Yoyo Loaches, Zebrafish, oto cats, L114 (aka Leopard cactus pleco)

    30g planted tank:
    Celestial Pearl Danios, Red Cherry Shrimp

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    N strain Endlers Live bearers

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    Half moon betta (blue body, Yellow fins)

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