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Monster giant loaches

Posted By: Victor <pistor@austin.rr.com>
Date: Saturday, 10 May 2003, at 12:07 p.m.

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Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 22:36:11 -0700
From: Donald Kerns <kernsdSPAMLIGHTNINGROD@aol.com>
Newsgroups: rec.aquaria.freshwater.misc
Subject: Monster clown loaches

Well...

The photo doesn't do these guys full glory, comma but...
http://www.kernsanalysis.com/fish/penloach.jpg

That's your standard 5 plus inch pen. The front loach is nose into the
corner and slanted back (probably between 30 and 45 degrees).

The MOST conservative estimate is roughly 8 inches SL assuming no slant...
and like 11 inches nose to tail tip.

But in actually being there? Those guys are probably 14 inches nose to tip
of tail. The mi