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Big Blue's day out (botia crazus modesta, a new sub-species)

Posted By: loach lover <pamelasr@earthlink.net>
Date: Sunday, 3 October 1999, at 9:53 a.m.

Late last night, Blue started these activities (is this typical modesta behavior?). First of all, he squeezed himself on his side into a very small space and just humg there for a bit, then he proceeded his search of the tank. Part of his behavior included swimming backwards across the tank many times, hanging at the top vertically and swimming backwards like a dolphin, going up to the intake siphon of the filter and sticking his face on it, getting in the areator bubbles and being blown to the top, then swimming backwards to the bottom, seriously DIGGING in the substrate and rearranging the furniture! I finally just pulled up a chair and watched. I stayed entertained forever, much better than television. Is this one