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"I have a deep blue, almost purple one - referred to on purchase as a "Purple passion botia loach". We have affectionately named him "Leo the lustfish". He is beautiful! He loves to hide in the log we have in our 20 gallon tank, and corrals all sinking wafer and pellet food, sucking it up and bringing it back into his log. He lies frequently on his side, definitely giving the appearance of death! He is 17 years old! Unfortunately, he now has some kind of health issue, with a 90-degree kink in his lower body/tail, and has begun to develop an open sore where the bend is. I'm afraid he's not long for this world. I wish there was a way to help him, but he's never done well in treated water of any kind - likely because of his unique "skin-like" scaling - he has a habit of jumping out of the tank - has done so many, many times! This fish has many lives! After 17 years, I've grown attached to Leo, and will miss him when he goes. This breed of fish is a pleasure to have in a home tank!"
"Gerianne"

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