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Eureka!!! B.helodes...

Posted By: robroy <robroy220@netscape.net>
Date: Saturday, 9 February 2002, at 10:36 p.m.

I've just been saying, the last few days, that I can never find the tiger loaches and BAM!...I walk into a LFS today, to browse, look at lights and stuff, and the owner remembers me (and my loach fetish) and drags me over to see some new Botias that he got in. He only had two left, but, they are beauts. The photography (as usual) doesn't do them justice. I can see why Francis said that they are one of his favorite species. One has a slightly frayed dorsal but otherwise they look and act very healthy.
About 4.5 inches long (TL) each:

Under different lighting: