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Re: Need an ID

Posted By: JD <dietsch@voicenet.com>
Date: Friday, 17 April 1998, at 9:52 a.m.

In Response To: Need an ID (Ian)

Sounds like the B. hymenophysa to me. I had one of them sold to me as a Tiger loach. NASTY little guy, but the nicest colors:) I traded him in for something else as he did exactlly the same that yours is doing. Rember there are a LOT of variations in loaches. Clowns seem to be the most consistant, but the others well, they vary a lot. The B. striata, GREAT fish!! I have 2 and am always looking for more. Mine are about 6 months old and are around 2-2.5 inches also. A friend told me their age is gaged by the definition on the line/strips. As they mature the lines become finner and more defined. Very