fishccer wrote: The guy in the shop told me that one he had many years ago jumped out of its tank one night and he found it the following morning halfway down the stairs covered in fluff and cat hairs. he said he picked it up, put it back in the tank and it lived a long life afterwards. Don't know if he was winding me up though.
Could be some truth in it, weather loach slime up out of water meaning they can survive longer than your normal fish. Ive kept them for years they are a great fish, make sure hes got some hiding places and enjoy =)
They are lovely, mine settling in really well now. What do you feed yours? I'm worried that because I use the floating pellets, that he doesn't get any food. When I put peas or bloodworm in, the greedy goldfish seem to eat it all.