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The Mystery Loach is Talented!

Posted By: Kit <kitjaguar@comcast.net>
Date: Saturday, 26 February 2005, at 8:32 p.m.

Well, the Mystery Loach has been teaching the knight gobi how to do the loachy dance. This is behaviour I've not observed in the gobi before. He noses the gobi up and down the glass, and now the gobi has started doing it himself. It's one confused fish, methinks *grin*.

I went back to the lfs, and it turns out they had a solitary striata hiding in one tank. I just had to rescue it! They gave it to me as a replacement for the mystery loach who died. Out of curiosity, the one I got has a nose that seems somewhat longer and more pointed than the examples in the species index. Is there variation in the shape of the face?

On another note, the guy I usually deal with tol