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I may have used poor judgement in my latest loach purchase...

Posted By: Cinder <lhughes@drizzle.com>
Date: Monday, 27 December 1999, at 2:55 a.m.

I'm not sure if I can provide the right homes for them. A friend who manages a fish store told me that he had gotten some contaminents in with a batch of rainbow gobies & I found what look like Chinese Hillstream loaches and Homaloptera zollingeri or possibly Formosa tinkami (the nose is much more rounded than what is shown for H. zoll. in Baensch 3.) I got the only 2 Ch. Hillstream loaches & 3 of the others.

The Baensch Atlases & this board are the only resources I consider reliable when it comes to identifying & caring for loaches. Baensch seems to think that while they do need good oxygen, they dont have to have lower temps or fast currents. I keep most of m