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Big 5-inch botias...

Posted By: Iris <iris6@aol.com>
Date: Tuesday, 7 November 2000, at 12:43 a.m.

OK, my lfs has in these two Really Big botias - calling them "Gold Tiger Botia." They're in a tank with a bunch of rainbowfish, and they're at least mildly aggressive (modesta style) because they're playing the push-each-other-out-of-the-cave game non-stop, and ignoring all other fish in the tank.

"Gold Tiger Botia?" They look to me like the world's largest yoyos - one of them plainly says "YOYO" but the "writing" is in outline, like rostrata markings, instead of solidly filled in.

There's another of the same type of loach, but really small, in another tank. There's just the one, no buddies. It's hanging out with the emerald anaeas cories.

What kind of trouble am I in for (aggression in general, large pick