Loaches | Clown Loach

Loaches | Clown Loach

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(Please note that the fish shown in the photo is only a representative of what an adult specimen would look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex of the fish you receive.)

Scientific Name:  Botia macracantha

Common Name: Clown Loach, Tiger Loach

Adult Size: 6 - 8 inches

Life Expectancy: 20 years

Habitat: Indonesia

Minimum Tank Size: 100 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions:

  • Temperature Range: 72 - 86° F
  • pH Range: 6.0 - 7.5
  • Water Hardness: 8 - 12

    Temperament: Semi-aggressive

    Diet & Nutrition:  Omnivorous; will generally eat all types of live foods, flakes, and algae. They like tablets and frozen foods as well. 

    Breeding & Spawning: Rarely been bred in the home aquarium.

    Gender: The body of the mature Clown Loach deepens considerably and females normally have thicker bodies.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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