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Clown Loach?

Posted By: JKing <jking@midflorida.com>
Date: Friday, 17 March 2000, at 2:40 p.m.

Maybe somebody out there can clarify something for me. I live in Central Florida. Several shops around town are selling what they have labeled as clown loaches. Specimins are usually ~1.5" - 2" range. They look exactly like a clown loach but are White with Black stripes instead of Orange with Black stripes. Most people I have spoken with on the net feel that this is not a true clown (botia macracantha), but possibly a different species. Anybody else seen a blk/wht clown?


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