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Posted By: Thomas Waltsek <waltzek@neuro.fsu.edu>
Date: Sunday, 26 July 1998, at 5:52 p.m.

Just wanted to thank everbody for the warm welcome and replies. Regarding Botia geto(I saw a message regarding these guys), Baensch 3 does a good job at separating dario from geto. Once you have kept both telling them apart is easy. I don't currently have any dario but I do have 7 geto that I purchased in Tall., FLA for $3.99. I recommned these little guys (they attain smaller size than dario) highly since they are beautiful, active, and relatively peaceful. Finally, I know how diffucult finding loach literature can be, so let me share some of the references I'm aware of: There is a book called sharks and loaches (published by T.F.H). This book is great but it is rather outdated. There is a tetra book and pamplet on "bottom dwellers" which has some decent loach info (including clown loach spawning info). There is a more recent