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Horse Face Loach, I need info pls.

Posted By: JKing <jking215@yahoo.com>
Date: Saturday, 20 May 2000, at 12:31 a.m.

Hey everybody, I'm kinda bummed right now, help me out. I went into the LFS yesterday specifically to buy a horse face loach. I also was considering a Pictus cat, but couldn't decide if I wanted to put both the loach and the pictus in my 20g long. The loach was a definite want, the pictus was second choice at best.

So, as I was having the guy scoop up the loach (which I read on the net only grew to about 8" max), the guy says "You know these fish get big, right?" I said, yeah, like 8". Then he procedes to tell me "Oh no, these get 12" - 14" easy. We just sold 2 12" specimens yesterday. The definitely get huge!"

So there I am. With that info, I just had to get the Pictus Cat. Now, looking on the net again, I am sti