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Aquarium photography indeed! *PIC*

Posted By: Mark in Vancouver <markmark@telus.net>
Date: Saturday, 5 March 2005, at 11:18 a.m.

I'll be the first to say that this photo is of an unforgiveably poor quality. I noticed yesterday two loaches engaged in a power struggle that partly resembled the famous circular fighting of B. kubotai, so I got the camera out.
Turns out it was a small kubotai doing his best to provoke a histrionica into this sort of battle. This photo shows that the histrionica at least knows how to do the dance, but was not interested. The kubotai followed the histie all over the tank, first swimming quite close, parallel, and would then push his face against the histie's. It went on and on, but only this tediously low-grade shows the actual circle m