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identify loach species
Posted By: Nicoloach <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, 5 March 2003, at 3:55 p.m.
I did something for the first time yesterday... I bought a fish without researching it first. I just couldn't resist its cute loach face. The only one in the shop, came in with an order of what the lfs said were queen botias but they didn't look like others I'd seen. Anyway, now I can't figure out what it is and what it needs to be happy in captivity. I looked at every picture on this site and the fish it most resembles is the Sandy Korean Loach, but not exactly. My fish has a red tail and the verticle bands on its body are more solid. But it is the same shape as the Sandy Korean and has a speckled head and similar face. Any ideas as to what I've got? I put it in my 72 gallon tank that already has five