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by Emma Turner
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Some new loaches
Replies: 16
Views: 9012

Is that a goby in the back of the first picture? If so what species? Hi Hokum, the goby is Sicyopterus longifilis , which has the common name in the trade of 'Sumatran Genghis Khan goby'. http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad52/CanaryLoach/Fish/DSCN7716A.jpg The above photo is an old pic (of the sa...
by Emma Turner
Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Are these polka dot loaches?
Replies: 15
Views: 5506

And for comparison, a pic of Botia udomritthiruji juveniles:

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Emma
by Emma Turner
Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:29 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: ID Schistura cf. balteata and possible fry?
Replies: 8
Views: 6500

Thanks for sharing, olivin, and many congratulations! :D The photos of the fry are great. 8)

Emma
by Emma Turner
Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Some new loaches
Replies: 16
Views: 9012

8) 8) 8) The S. octozona are wonderful little loaches, really outgoing and friendly, with the most fascinating little behavioural quirks such as their seemingly flexible luminous snouts that they move about all the time when nosing around, and the way they graze on the decor and cling to vertical su...
by Emma Turner
Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: ID "eight banded"
Replies: 4
Views: 2311

Hi Dave,
Serpenticobitis octozona have been about in the trade for the past 5 or 6 weeks. A LOL profile should be up on site shortly. :wink:
Best wishes,
Emma
by Emma Turner
Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: rosy loaches + pangios +?
Replies: 6
Views: 2726

Hi Nancy, Any idea where those mystery loaches originated from? Could they be juvenile Lepidocephalichthys furcatus ? http://www.loaches.com/species-index/lepidocephalichthys-furcatus Behaviour wise, I don't think your proposed list of fish would be a problem, however, Rosy loaches tend to do better...
by Emma Turner
Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: DARK SPOTS ON CLOWN LOACHES
Replies: 8
Views: 2636

Hi zrostratum,
This old thread may be of interest to you: h[url]ttp://forums.loaches.com/viewtopic.php?t=2148[/url]
Emma
by Emma Turner
Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Dojo Loach Spawning
Replies: 28
Views: 18828

Hi Aozora, welcome to Loaches Online, and congratulations on your Dojo/Weather loach spawning! 8) Whilst this old thread does not detail the actual spawning, it may be of interest to you: http://forums.loaches.com/viewtopic.php?t=6396 Fry feeding details can be found on the 4th page.
Good luck!
Emma
by Emma Turner
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: HELP PLEASE! Pregnant YoYo Loach
Replies: 8
Views: 13613

Hi Pearlescent, Some of these more difficult to breed species are likely to do so in the wild following seasonal changes. This article may be of interest to give you some ideas as how to best simulate this in the aquarium: http://www.aquarticles.com/articles/breeding/adolfsson_dry%20and%20rainy%20se...
by Emma Turner
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown pics
Replies: 9
Views: 3127

Beautiful clowns. 8)

Emma
by Emma Turner
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Nippy Chain loaches
Replies: 4
Views: 1660

Larger groups (15+) usually help to calm this behaviour, but in general Sids are quite bold/boisterous/inquisitive, so tankmates should be chosen with care. Slow moving fancy finned fish or shy species, for example, are not the best choices to mix with them.

Emma
by Emma Turner
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Ball of Dojos
Replies: 9
Views: 2247

:lol: Excellent pic, Tanja. They have clearly made themselves at home very quickly!

Emma
by Emma Turner
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cobitis paludica
Replies: 12
Views: 3404

Beautiful loaches. 8)

Emma
by Emma Turner
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: What's that clickin' noise?
Replies: 13
Views: 10342

Hi Linda,

There are some interesting theories regarding clicking, explained in the book "Loaches - Natural History and Aquarium Care" (ISBN: 978-0793806201). :wink:

Emma
by Emma Turner
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Vaillantella Maassi...
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Hi saint_dracula, This may be of interest/help: http://www.loaches.com/species-index/vaillantella-maassi . I have about 20, which share a tank with a large group of Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki . My V. maassi stay hidden for the most part, but when food enters the tank, they are very bold and will come...