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  1. Hillstream Loaches (Beaufortia kweichowensis)

    Here are some of my old and new photos of the hillstream loaches. These are coldwater species that will do best when kept in a tank with powerful currents and extra oxygenation. They are best kept in a tank where the temperature should not exceed 76 degrees Fahrenheit.

    These loaches are often labelled as butterfly plecos, Borneo suckers, HongKong plecos, etc. Because of this, they are often mistaken as plecos but these are not. They are loaches and are part of the Balitorinid genus. ...
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  2. Indian Almond Leaves and Its Purpose for Aquarium Use

    Scientific Name: Terminalia Catappa Leaves
    Common Name: Indian Almond Leaves, Tropical Almond Leaves, Sweet Almond Leaves, Wild Almond Leaves, Sea Almond Leaves, Catappa Leaves, Java Almond Leaves, Ketapang Leaves.

    Description:
    Terminalia catappa is a large tropical tree in the Family Combretaceae. The tree's origin is controversial, and could have been India, Malay peninsula, or New Guinea. Common names include Indian almond, Bengal almond, Singapore almond , Malabar ...
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  3. Yoyo Loaches (Botia almorhae)

    Here are my yoyo loaches with different pattern variations. Currently, I have eight but ten more will arrive soon enough. The oldest is 4.5 inches I believe and has been with me for more than a year already.

    All yoyo loaches are quite feisty and will eat greedily consuming shrimps, bloodworms, etc.

    An adult yoyo loach should reach 5-6 inches at most. A lot of them are reported to carry eggs, unfortunately, there are no reports of them successfully bred in home aquaria. ...

    Updated 11-11-2007 at 4:46 AM by Lupin

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