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Botia sidthimunki...

Posted By: robroy <robroy220@netscape.net>
Date: Tuesday, 29 April 2003, at 2:13 p.m.

Just stumbled across this info and thought it interesting as I have read talk/speculation here on the subject...don't know if this piece has been brought up here before (from http://www.peter.unmack.net/acn/as/2/vol2no1.txt ):

"Botia sidthimunki - This small loach has been caught about 10
years ago for the last time. As it was a very attractive aquarium
fish it was noticed by many aquarium keepers. As this species is
longliving (up to nearly 20 years) several of them still lived a
few years ago. About four years ago some of these loaches were
bought by a siamese breeder from the London Zoo. The fish were bred