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Hey Gang...
I've had this fish in my tank for 3 or 4 years now and have forgot what it is?
It's a little better than 5" long and gets along well with everyone.
I think it's a loach of some type??
Can anyone help me out? :confused:



 

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Definitely not a Yoyo, (although similar) even though they may get more reticulated with age. Perhaps Zenin or Charlie will see this and respond.
 

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Hmmm?...I though YoYo's had more defined (thicker) black body markings over less body mass?

 

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yoyo's change their pattern a bit as they mature, I have a totally mature one and the pattern was quite different, my younger ones are starting to change their pattern now
 

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I don't know what kind of loach that is. Martin Thoene would be able to tell you if you can track him down. I think Ciddian keeps in touch with him. He used to be a big loach guy but he doesn't keep fish any more.
 

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Definitely not a Yoyo, (although similar) even though they may get more reticulated with age. Perhaps Zenin or Charlie will see this and respond.
I think it is a mature Yoyo Loach

I had several that had the traditional YOYO pattern when young,
but they morphed into a similar reticulated pattern as they grew older.

Check the Yoyo Loach profile page here:
http://www.loaches.com/species-index/botia-almorhae
 

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Sinking pellets
Cool.

If you ever want to get frozen food down to it too without the angels eating it, use a plastic tube of some sort (Big als sells clear rigid tubing for cheap) and put it near the loach, then just pop the food in the top and it'll sink down to him protected from the angels.
 

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As you can see from the pics he/she isn't starving! :eek:
...but I do appreciate the info sprinkles :D
 
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