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Posted By: Mike Ophir <ophir@wn.net>
Date: Thursday, 9 December 1999, at 6:53 p.m.

Hi. Coincidentally, my parents heard me talking to the LFS about it over the phone a few days ago, and just now, my Dad came from work, and brought this fish for me. (His work is close to the store). It was a present for good school grades, ect....) It *is* a Botia species. I finished looking at the picture archive, and none of them really match what I have. The body is a dark golden color, or a brownish color, with dark vivid yellow stripes. There are 9 of these stripes, and not 18. The head looks more of a Botia Pulchra, but the body pattern does not match with it. It is about 3-3.5 inches long, and is currently in my smaller tank,