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New "whatsit" stirs the pot...

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Wednesday, 17 November 2004, at 7:56 p.m.

I got a new lepto-sino "whatsit" today that was sold as Botia superciliaris. The rest are on hold for Basher :)
While I have had similar fish, this guy SEEMS to be a different species. I'm still not sure if its a leptobotia or a sinobotia.
I got one of the smaller ones with a nice pattern. He is about the size of the sids in the tank I put him in. He ate bloodworms immediately after I put him in the tank which is always a good sign. The funny thing is, the sids seem to think he's one of them. The dominant sid keeps trying to push him around and show him he is boss, but the new guy doesn't seem phased. Just a few minutes ago, they were all doing the