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Clown Loaches at the Amsterdam Artis Zoo

Posted By: Joseph Cieslik <josephcieslik@hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 25 January 2004, at 6:40 p.m.

A note to anyone travelling to Amsterdam....
There are some impresssively sized clown loaches at the Amsterdam Artis Zoo.
There are approximately 15 loaches ranging from six inches to one foot in length - the fish are huge and must be quite an age.
The magnificent aquarium building at the zoo was designed and built in the 1800's and holds many different marine and freshwater species including electric eels, sharks and many other large species.
The aquarium does not make up a large proportion of the huge Artis zoo. If you wanted to see everything at the zoo, you could spend most of a day there and at this time of year - January, you have the p