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to broach the subject of the loach

Posted By: Adam Hurley <celticraft@cs.com>
Date: Friday, 16 November 2001, at 5:10 a.m.

I have spotted all the behaviour patterns mentioned here being demonstrated by my two fish, Tibault and Reginald (sad, aren't I?) but there are two questions that I would like help with, if at all possible. Firstly, I have seen them mentioned in print and on their tanks in aquariums more than once but with the name Weather Roaches, rather than Weather Loaches and wonder whether both terms are correct. Having seen this website I will no longer correct visitors to my home who call them loaches but am confused as to whether I can still call them roaches. I hope the widespread confusion is not due to a misinterpretation of one or more peoples' oriental spoken accent, particularly in the modern politically correct world where hopefully everyone realises that Chin