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by joclru
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: LFS injured Gastromyzon sp.
Replies: 4
Views: 5277

LFS injured Gastromyzon sp.

Unfortunately, I haven't been able to snap a picture so you'll have to go by my description. After a long time preparing, I bought 2 "borneo hillstream loaches" from my local fish shop a few days ago. I have since learned that one seems to be Gastromyzon ctenocephalus and the other G. scitulus, thou...
by joclru
Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Is this common/natural variation in Pangio oblonga color?
Replies: 1
Views: 2128

Is this common/natural variation in Pangio oblonga color?

When I made my first post a while back, I had an oddball show up in a shipment of P. kuhlii. After seeing it better and learning more about the genus, I realized that it was probably a P. oblonga, perhaps a P. pangia, that was just at the lightest end of their color range. In fact, I found several m...
by joclru
Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:54 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Re: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuh

I think I may have this resolved. I did my weekly tradition of heading to my LFS when new fish shipments come in and peaked in the "kuhli loach" tank...lo and behold, there's another light-colored bugger just like my fellow! Not only did the color match closely, but the body shape and even this litt...
by joclru
Sat Jan 09, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Re: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuh

I agree that the more I think about it, look at other kuhlis/Pangio loaches and compare with other dojos, it seems this fellow is a some type of kuhli/Pangio. Now I have the predicament that it doesn't really socialize with the other kuhlis. The others are out all the time, at any given moment there...
by joclru
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Re: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuh

I've seen this little dude a few more times and gotten some pictures. Clearly not shoaling with the other kuhlis, but has emerged especially after putting live blackworms on the bottom of the tank. Here's a link to a few more pictures: http://imgur.com/a/98Vh4 I got a good look at the tail as it res...
by joclru
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Re: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuh

Look at the shape of the tail fin when the fish has it flared out. Dojo Loaches have a 'spade' shaped tail- no obvious fork, not even a hint of a fork. More like it is rounded outward. http://www.loaches.com/species-index/weather-loach-misgurnis-anguillicaudatus Compare to various species of Pangio...
by joclru
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Re: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuh

Very interesting. Unfortunately I cannot help as I have only knowledge of a few loaches. Better to have him than not though! Lovely fish! Thanks for the response! I am restricted in my loach knowledge as well, before this group I always owned catfish species when it came to bottom-dwelling fish. I ...
by joclru
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?
Replies: 9
Views: 5337

Help identifying leucistic loach that showed up with kuhlis?

I mail-ordered some kuhli loaches—pangio kuhlii/semicincta—to add company to the 4 my LFS had (I bought all of them, but felt they should have a larger group). When I received the package of additional kuhlis in the mail, there was one obvious oddball. At first, my thought was this was an albino/leu...