Rescued Botia Histrionica

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Rescued Botia Histrionica

Post by Graeme Robson » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:34 pm

Emma and I rescued some lovely large Botia Histrionica the other month. Some of them have battle wounds from the previous place but all are looking much better now. Here's a few pictures of them shortly introduced into their new home. :D

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Post by JonasBygdemo » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:41 pm

Wow! Really beautiful specimens!

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Post by Jim Powers » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:09 pm

Its not often you see large histrionica keep that much color. Very nice!!
I think these fish got lucky! :D
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Post by Keith Wolcott » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:09 pm

Wow! They are really beautiful. I was going to ask how large they are, since they are so gorgeous that I completely missed the ruler the first two times through the pictures. Nice size.

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Post by Doc » Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:05 am

Beeeeeaaaaaaaaaautiful..... I want them :twisted:
So many species of fish yet so little time, space and money to keep them all...

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Post by mickthefish » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:48 am

going of the body depth and the girth, they did'nt need rescuing, very nice fish though. some of my larger botias are marked like that after a days battling so really it's parr for the course in us keeping this type of fish.

i once kept all Cichlids same thing again, ripped fins scratch marks. battle scars.

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Post by starsplitter7 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:55 pm

Absolutely beautiful. They are lovely. Really nice. I have a difficult time finding them here.

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Post by soul-hugger » Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:06 am

Very nice looking fish! Histrionica are my favourite Botia, but it's not often you see them this large. They are so individual in their markings too, you'll have no trouble telling these apart! I'm sure they'll love their new home.

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Post by piggy4 » Sun Apr 25, 2010 4:05 pm

How did you rescue these Graeme :? :lol:

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Post by Graeme Robson » Sun Apr 25, 2010 4:22 pm

Thanks for the replies everyone. These were rescued from a tank full of large aggressive African cichlids. 8)
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Post by onebto » Sun Apr 25, 2010 4:40 pm

There looking happy and comfortable in the new home

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Post by zenins » Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:13 pm

Wonderful :D

My Histrionica is my favourite loach at the moment, I wish I could find more ...
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