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No wonder sids are so rare around here....

Posted By: Dave Guest <d.s.guest@cableinet.co.uk>
Date: Sunday, 13 January 2002, at 5:03 p.m.

I had an interesting chance meeting with Ian Fuller of catfish keeping/breeding fame earlier today at the LFS and we talked about loaches among other things.

When I mentioned my group of 14 Botia sidthimunki he said he has a friend who collects them too. Apparently this guy buys them by the tankful every time he sees them which probably explains why I don't see them very often. He didn't say how many in total this guy has but did say that he has a 8'x18"x18" tank in his living room with a shoal of over 60 sids in it! Now that's one helluva collection... do we have anyone here with that many specimens of any partic