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New kuhli subspecies?

Posted By: Withnell <satter38@aol.com>
Date: Saturday, 2 October 1999, at 6:21 p.m.


I'd like to propose that we recognize a new subspecies of kuhli which rightfully could be named kuhli tree-ornamous or perhaps kuhli lazyous.

While it appears to be an innocent kuhli, its behavior sets it apart as a subspecies. While swimming through the water, this loach simply stops swimming an allows itself to settle onto the outstretched limb of a favorite fake plant. Frequently only a small portion of the body rests on the plant while the loach simply drapes himself on either side.

His five buddies say "good idea," and also settle themselves in ornament-type positions all over the plant. Mind you, these loaches have attended the LOL finishing school and know they are supposed to curl up in a ball in a favorite flower pot or other proper cave.

The behavior has advanced