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Big loaches at my LFS.

Posted By: Martin Thoene <martin.thoene@lakenheath.af.mil>
Date: Monday, 15 February 1999, at 8:22 p.m.

Today I popped up to my biggest LFS, Swallow Aquatics and it appeared that they had bought-in from a customer a collection of loaches. There were a 6" Botia beauforti (lovely fish), 2 4" Yoyos, a 3 1/2" Botia striata, and the largest, fattest Botia morleti I've ever seen (about 2 1/4" long and about 7/8ths" deep!).

The tank was labelled Horseface loach 7.95 pounds, lohachata 6.95 pounds, so I'm assuming whoever labelled the tank didn't know what the big beauforti was and certainly doesn't know what a Horseface is! They obviously forgot the other species, as all the fish were trying to hide behind the same rock formation, and the larger ones couldn't fit!

The tank is in the