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Slime coats - anyone?

Posted By: Mark in Vancouver <markmark@telus.net>
Date: Monday, 26 July 2004, at 11:27 p.m.

Does anyone here know much about the slime coating that loaches excrete? Maybe about this subject generally, but with some scienctific references.
Particularly, slime coats used by Cobitidae loaches and how it affects their susceptibility to Ich... (For instance.) Also how the coat might be affected by temperature or salt when salt is used to medicate...

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