- Native to: Asia; Thailand, India
- Max Size: 6 cm
- Biotope: Inhabits in small muddy lakes, and also in flowing waters.
- Temperature: 24-28C
- pH: 6-7,5
- Hardness: 1-15NK
- Lifespan: 8-12 years
This fish is the smallest of the loaches and well suited to peaceful community aquariums. The fish are active during the day and prefer to be in shoals where they will swim and interact with each other. Although a scavenger, confident shoals or individuals will swim in midwater and even learn to take food from the waters surface.
An aquarium for these fish should have plenty of vegetation across the substrate and smooth, rounded, or small grade substrates to avoid damage to the fishes barbels. The fish will adapt to a wide variety of water conditions and is a good aquarium fish.
Stocking 6-8 of these fish per 25 gallons is ideal! This is a very rare fish and not readily available. These are IN STOCK now, take advantage of this great price today!!!!!