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Re: Clown loaches fighting
Posted By: Martin Thoene <firstname.lastname@example.org> In Response To: Re: Clown loaches fighting (Emma Turner)
Date: Sunday, 26 December 1999, at 3:34 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Clown loaches fighting (Emma Turner)
Emma, my 6 Clowns are usually pretty OK with one another, but 2 did have a pretty violent encounter a few weeks back, although no damage was seen.
Now one thing that occurs to me is that if you'd had them for 7 years the possibility of impending sexual maturity (as Fran mentioned)which has to be a possibility.
Recently here there's been talk of Botias getting red around the mouth and barbels, apparently being a clue to sexual dimorphism (differences). Is it possible that the red