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by amiidae
Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: ID this loach
Replies: 4
Views: 2107

Re: ID this loach

Thanks. :)
by amiidae
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: ID this loach
Replies: 4
Views: 2107

Re: ID this loach

I was looking at Schistura too but the shape of the tail seem diff.
by amiidae
Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: ID this loach
Replies: 4
Views: 2107

ID this loach

Paracobitis sp ? The LFS has a batch and all with similar color morph.

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by amiidae
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Triplophysa siluroides
Replies: 14
Views: 7018

Re: Triplophysa siluroides

Awesome looking loach.

What water temperature is he in ?

A batch landed in S'pore and I was lucky to take a few shots.Here is one of them.
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by amiidae
Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:39 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: My Chinese freshwater fishes
Replies: 22
Views: 11529

Re: My Chinese freshwater fishes

been awhile.. bumped to this thread when I google search Paracobitis potanini. :)

here's my Chinese loach. :)

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by amiidae
Fri Sep 21, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: loaches fm Mekong
Replies: 15
Views: 3004

Thanks for all the kind comments.

I was told that they were imported fm Vietnam. They came in with other species such as Gagata dolichonema.

more pix
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by amiidae
Thu Sep 20, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: loaches fm Mekong
Replies: 15
Views: 3004

loaches fm Mekong

Pick up a few of these fellow today :)

This specimen is abt 4.5 incher TL
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This one is abt 3in TL
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by amiidae
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Leptobotia pellegrini or 8 inch clown loach?
Replies: 17
Views: 3440

yes, they will eat smaller fishes like barb etc..

currently I keep mine with silver dollars, similar sized emperor loaches and a few catfishes without any sign of aggression.
by amiidae
Sat Sep 08, 2007 1:14 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Leptobotia pellegrini or 8 inch clown loach?
Replies: 17
Views: 3440

L pellegrini

very good jumper, I lost a few in just one nite due to that - for a mere 2cm dia. opening.

keeping mine in tank abt 28C. They are fairly shy species but get active during feeding.

I would say... make room and go for it if have suitable tank / condition.
by amiidae
Mon May 14, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia species "Tenasserim River", Emperor Botia.
Replies: 45
Views: 10423

Thanks guys,

hopefully more people can enjoy seeing them "live" via this short clip. :D

cheers

ben
by amiidae
Sun May 13, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia species "Tenasserim River", Emperor Botia.
Replies: 45
Views: 10423

short Vid clip in my "grow up" tank

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9aRw8VZDSI
by amiidae
Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia species "Tenasserim River", Emperor Botia.
Replies: 45
Views: 10423

I've just been reliably informed by my supplier that the water conditions at the collection location are pretty soft and acidic (pH 6.0-6.5), so anyone lucky enough to purchase a group of these chaps ( and please do make sure a group is purchased despite the high price tag ) these are the sort of c...
by amiidae
Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:03 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia species "Tenasserim River", Emperor Botia.
Replies: 45
Views: 10423

Thanks for the nice comment on the pix guys. TDO, you may use those pix posted in LOL. I don't have other details as the importer or most importer will kept them as "secret". FYI, that specimen in the floating box is 5.5in TL. do let me have a copy of the "sci" article (if possible) when done as i m...
by amiidae
Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:53 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: my "the other" Botia sp. - Leptobotia pellegrini
Replies: 7
Views: 1591

M J,
they take meaty stuff like cut prawn but tiny feeder catfishes are their favorite.

Thks sophie
by amiidae
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: my "the other" Botia sp. - Leptobotia pellegrini
Replies: 7
Views: 1591

Thks M D, they are all abt 5 to 6 inches TL

Graeme,
sure. if these pix are useful to the site.

Thks Emma.