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Loachy pals

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Thursday, 29 March 2001, at 9:36 p.m.

Yesterday I converted my aquatic frog tank to another(surprise, surprise!) loach tank. This one has leptobotia guiliensis, botia histrionica, and a botia dario. All are black and yellow striped loaches. I am amazed at how well they get along. The dario and the smallest histrionica had been "pals" in another smaller tank I was holding them in. Now the dario runs with both histrionicas and has taken a special liking to one of the leptobotias,following it like a little puppy.They swimm back and forth in the front of the tank together and into the powerhead output.Sometime the histrionicas join in. Its quite a beautiful site, all those black and yellow bodies swimming back and forth. I wish my striatas and darios in ano