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Lupin 10-16-2006 08:13 AM

Loaches Photos
Ok, gang. It's high time we give loaches their own thread.:wink2:

Kuhli Loach(Acanthophthalmus kuhli)
Take note that there are actually 4 sub-species.:wink2:
Pic is very poor but I will try to get more pics as soon as possible.:frustrated:

Clown Loach(Botia Macracantha)
(Some are blurry :frustrated: )

Pakistani Loach(Botia almorhae)-formerly Botia lohachata

Amphitrite 10-16-2006 08:19 AM

Lupin 10-16-2006 08:47 AM

Thanks, Kate.:thumbsup:

I like your kuhlis and the quality of the pics.:D
Mine is crap. They're too elusive.:blueworry:

Amphitrite 10-16-2006 08:49 AM

I still can't believe how fast they can move!

Lupin 10-16-2006 08:54 AM


Originally Posted by katherine73
I still can't believe how fast they can move!

There are actually 4 sub-species, not just one.:)
I have an all-black kuhli but heaven knows it's camera shy.:blink:

Message for Tophat665:
Tophat, if you come across this thread, make sure you post pics of your kuhlis and Botia striata.:brow: :mrgreen:

bolty 10-17-2006 03:59 PM

them khulies are great, i had some a while back, never seen them out and about, guess i gave them 2many hid-aways.

khulies at the lfs that has them are asking 2.95 LOL each :shock:

Amphitrite 10-17-2006 04:04 PM

Mine were really cheap - 3 for 2.50. They gave me 4 for the same price though, as the assistant couldn't work the price out! :twisted:

bolty 10-17-2006 04:08 PM

thats a better price, mine was abouts 1 a few years back 8)

Nick 10-17-2006 11:34 PM

Here's my Clown Loaches. This photo was taken about a month ago when i first got them. I need to do a new photo shoot...
This is a bad picture i will update, dont worry, they have also grown fatter too:


orson 10-18-2006 07:34 AM

khuli's and dwarf chain loach
I have 2 khuli's (need more)

I had 3 dwarf chain loaches but unfortunately 2 died,the remaining one has 1 eye.

Also have zebra loaches will have to look through my pic's (oh so many) and see if i can find some of them.


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