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Re: Loaches

On Oct 26,  3:48pm, Jeff Bodin wrote:

> Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 07:58:15 -0800
> From: Jeff Bodin <bodin1 at gte_net>
> Subject: RE: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #603
> I think that the holes in my leaves are caused by snails (amazon swords and
> telenthera), so I went out looking for some skunk loaches. No luck. But I
> did find one (all the had) small clown loach and something the called a
> "red-tail botia" (red tail, blue-gray body). Anyone familiar with the red
> tail botia and will it eat my snails?

For clown loach, I and some other have the experience that they
eat sword plants.  So it may not be a good idea to use it to control
snail in your case.

For the red-tail botia, I don't know what it is so can't comment on it.

Louis Lin