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More hillstream contaminants.

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Wednesday, 3 April 2002, at 4:48 p.m.

Today, I picked up two "lizard catfish" being sold with H. smithi. They look to be the same fish of which pics were posted by Mia. One lfs had just one tiny one and the other store had about three in with some beautifully marked H. smithi. They are in the Qtank now, but will be put in my new river tank eventually.
Hopefully, I will have better luck than I did with another great find recently. I found a gorgeous yellow hillstream similar to the one Martin has. It was very fat and healthy looking.
I brought it home and it was acting fine.A few days later, I was gone overnight, and when I returned it was dead, under piece of slate. I don't know if something