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Michael Ophir......your mystery loach. Anything further?

Posted By: Martin Thoene <martin.thoene@lakenheath.af.mil>
Date: Saturday, 26 December 1998, at 9:36 p.m.

I've only just got round to checking out the chain of responses to Michael's original post after putting in my 6-pence worth (50c). As I said if these ain't Labeo bicolor and ARE a loach, then I'm REALLY interested.

I'M REALLY INTERESTED!!!!!

So Michael, are these guys as beautifully coloured as the Red-Tailed Black Shark (the common name used in GB for Labeo bicolor)? I've kept the RTBS, and they can be a pain in a community as they are very territorial to just about everything else. How do your fish react to one another and any other fish?

I have