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Re: Botia striata - help needed
Posted By: Craig D'Orsay <firstname.lastname@example.org> In Response To: Botia striata - help needed (Alistair)
Date: Wednesday, 28 July 1999, at 9:06 a.m.
In Response To: Botia striata - help needed (Alistair)
There's a large difference personality wise between yo-yo's and striata, striata being very non-agressive, rather passive in comparison to the yo-yo's.
Personally I'd get the 6' tank and get the little guy some friends, perhaps 4 more to make them comfortable... :)
However, I don't know if your lone striata will get along with the existing yo-yo population well or not; after your 3 week quarantine, I'd introduce him to the existing tank, and watch carefully from a distance to see if there is any major bullying or fin nipping (wouldn't want to put the striata to any undue stress). The striata should