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Help: Blue Botia (botia modesta)

Posted By: Calvin <cwgee@aol.com>
Date: Thursday, 13 January 2000, at 11:25 a.m.


I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with this loach. I have a 40-gallon "community tank" with hiding places.

Something has been chewing up the fins, and at times, the bodies of my neon tetras. I went to a LFS, brought in some of my tetras, and it was determined that perhaps a loach was doing it. Another thought that perhaps it was the porthole or upside down catfish.

I removed all of them except the blue botia and a yo-yo loach. Still no luck.

Will the blue botia harass the neons?

Thanks in advance for any help, Calvin

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