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New robustas

Posted By: Ryan <ryan_hill@hotmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, 2 July 2002, at 4:14 p.m.

As I was out loach shopping yesterday I came across a type of fish that I'd never seen for sale before. I'm always looking for new botia species so I knew I would have to get these. They were labeled as clown loaches, but this was obviously wrong. I convinced the sales associate that they weren't clowns and could be yoyos (I knew, of course, they weren't yoyos but hey, they thought they were clowns!). I ended up paying $3.00 a piece for 4 of these little guys. I knew I had seen pictures of these on this site, so I immediately checked the loach index when I got home. As you've probably guessed by the message subject, they are botia robustas. I'm excited to have found such neat looking little loachs.
My problem is that I can't find very much information on them. I've searched the archives, but there hasn't been much said on