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by piggy4
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please help me identify loach from Borneo
Replies: 7
Views: 2105

Re: Please help me identify loach from Borneo

Chrysolaimos ?
by piggy4
Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island
Replies: 7
Views: 5833

Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Hi Odyssey, I'd guess the only native fish would be those Puntius Binotatus ?
by piggy4
Sat May 26, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tiger Loach Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4545

Re: Tiger Loach Question

If there are two of them I'd guess they will chase each other ,leaving the other occupants ? the only way is to try them ,if it doesnt work sell them on ,but I think you'd be pleasantly surprised ?
by piggy4
Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach Stocking for Loach Noob
Replies: 9
Views: 3377

Re: Loach Stocking for Loach Noob

I think those fish would be happy in that water :!:
by piggy4
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:59 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach Stocking for Loach Noob
Replies: 9
Views: 3377

Re: Loach Stocking for Loach Noob

Bob , this is the boring bit :) if you are getting Botia loaches in that tank I'd practice keeping you PH at between 7.0 and 7.5 otherwise you'll struggle :!: if you are using an external filter put coral gravel in the middle compartment :!: if you are using an internal there might be a place to put...
by piggy4
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Garra ID
Replies: 6
Views: 1679

Re: Garra ID

Garra Cambodgiensis, a bit on the skinny side too :) .
by piggy4
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:35 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tank for YOYO loaches?
Replies: 14
Views: 6096

Re: Tank for YOYO loaches?

Hi Clownloachsharky and Graeme , I think you are both right ! CLS's are young fishes whilst G's have grown a bit and the pattern is changing !
by piggy4
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tank for YOYO loaches?
Replies: 14
Views: 6096

Re: Tank for YOYO loaches?

Yoyo's aren't easy to pin down ,I have 11 in a 96x18x23 and find they interact but not in a group way , they tent to chase each other a bit ,perhaps just laying claim to their own space ? having said this there are a lot of stones pebbles wood etc which could contribute to their behaviour ? perhaps ...
by piggy4
Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loaches from China
Replies: 10
Views: 2123

Re: Loaches from China

Hi Biulu , by no means certain but possibly Leuciscus sp/ or maybe a Squalidus sp/ ?
by piggy4
Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loaches from China
Replies: 10
Views: 2123

Re: Loaches from China

Hi Biulu , are there also a couple of cyprinids in that overhead pic ?
by piggy4
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: A few pictures
Replies: 19
Views: 6686

Re: A few pictures

Great looking beautiful fish :!: their condition is wonderful :) .
by piggy4
Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia Rostrata
Replies: 7
Views: 1908

Re: Botia Rostrata

There remains quite a bit of confusion about these Indian/Pakistan Botia's ,for instance I read somewhere that B.birdi could be up to 2 pounds in weight , and they look superficially similar to Rostrata according to reports ' I think they are found in north eastern Pakistan ,so its a good bet we hav...
by piggy4
Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:19 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia Rostrata
Replies: 7
Views: 1908

Re: Botia Rostrata

What size and temp please ?
Size I'd guess at 4 to 5 inch ?
by piggy4
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia rostrata
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Botia rostrata

Hi Onetruepath , you've done are great conditioning job on those fish ,I have a group of these and agree they arent too shy but do seem quite sensitive to any movement outside their tank/aquarium ,My group consists of nine fish of various sizes ,all bought at the same time but different growth rates...