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skunk botia loach

Posted By: Don D Brock <renegade@ethergate.com>
Date: Thursday, 5 February 1998, at 12:32 a.m.

Hi I have found my loaches get along with all of my community fish as long as they stay out of there living quarters. this means there needs to be a lot of hiding places. they seem to love to burrow, they will also explore any tube left open. I lost three of my plattys all in one week, I actuelly witnessed one atack the platy did suffer. I have not lost any since this was about two or three weeks ago and I did not note any particular change in the platys movements in the tank. but I have noted my skunks dancing together in the tank a lot before the loss of my plattys. I do not know what a skunks nesting habbit is. but I do think it had something to do with the three attacks. if anybody knows what a skunk botia loach nesting habbits are I would be very interested to know. I might find away to keep my other