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"Lizard cat" hillstream loach

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Friday, 26 January 2001, at 5:32 p.m.

The other day I purchased two "lizard cats" at a lfs for my river tank. They look something like the lizard loach in the Species Index as well as the broken banded hillstream loach. I know some of you have lizard loaches and wandered if you had any tips for me. I've got several types of hillstreams but it always helps to get input from others. These guys seem very mellow and seem to be "invisible" to the other hillstreams. Instead of chasing them, they mostly ignore them. I have yet to see them feed on any of the pelleted foods or parboiled kale and spinach leaves the others love, but I've only had them three days. I have seen them eat bloodworms and they seem to