could someone ident this loach

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raving_wayne
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could someone ident this loach

Post by raving_wayne » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:59 am

hi there

i bought this loach the other day from a local lfs but no one seemed to know what it is to me it looks like a clow loach but its the wrong colours as its more of a golden colour with black banding

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im sorry the pic isnt the greates but this is one fast fish took me 136 shots to get this one lol

any help is very much appreciated

wayne
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Post by Graeme Robson » Sun Oct 19, 2008 3:40 am

Looks like a Botia dario.

More info here>> http://www.loaches.com/species-index/botia-dario
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Post by mickthefish » Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:40 am

Botia dario, for certain.
they grow into great looking fish and fairly fast as well, mine were dinky when i got them and now thet are just under 3 inches long and always at the front.

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Post by raving_wayne » Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:57 am

thats fantastic thankyou guys, think i might have to pop back up to the lfs and grab a couple more, a shoal should make an excellent edition to my juwel 450

you guys rock

wayne
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