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Just bought some Polka Dot and Victory loaches

Posted By: jim powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Thursday, 9 March 2000, at 3:13 p.m.

Yesterday I found both Polka Dot loaches and Victory Loaches at a local fish store. I was not sure of the identity of the Victory loaches until I checked in "Ornamental Aquarium fishes of India", which I resently purchased. Both loaches are very active and interesting. The Polka Dots,(shistura corica)which were identified for me on an earlier posting on LOL, immediately took a position on the gravel, facing into the current. They are very peaceful towards the other hillstreams. The Victory loaches(shistura scaturinga) are extremely interesting. While they seem a bit nervous, they become very brave and co