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Loach lovers...the next generation

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Sunday, 4 August 2002, at 3:07 p.m.

A 3 1/2 yo nephew of mine was visiting with his parents the other night. Most of the time he spent sitting in front of my five tanks. He would go from one to the other checking out the fish. He was particularly interested in the loaches. He liked my histrionica and leptobotia, my red tailed schistura, but was particularly enthralled by the hillstreams. The sinogastromyzons, beaufortia and the pseudogastromyzons (cheni and fasciatus) really got his attention. I think he liked seeing them sticking to the glass. He kept saying "I like those fish...what kind of fish are they" I even got him to say "hillstream loach", or something close to that. By the en