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New loaches at the shop!

Posted By: Emma Turner <emmasteve@clownloach.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Thursday, 5 May 2005, at 6:39 a.m.

Although I was disappointed not to receive Pangio doriae from my Singapore supplier this week, I was lucky to receive a few other loaches from different suppliers! I received a nice bunch of Pangio anguillaris from Indonesia, and what were supposed to be Homaloptera tweediei and Liniparhomaloptera disparis from a German wholesaler. I don't think the H. tweediei are what they say they are as looking into the bags in the semi-darkness last night, I could see no gap between the pectoral and pelvic fins - do you think these are likely to be H. smithi? Also, the bag containing the L. disparis looked like it contained a bit of a 'loach mixture'. I couldn'