Botia morleti, Skunk Botia
- Aka: Lizard Loach, Orchid Loach, Gecko Loach
- Native to: Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia.
- Sexual Dimorphism: Females noticeably plumper in healthy, well-fed fish.
- Maximum size: 5 inches
Care: Inhabit fast flowing streams over boulders, often in forested areas. Collection reports describe “Blackwater” conditions at many areas. Aquarium should duplicate these conditions, including high water flow, as these fish have very high oxygen requirements.!