Other Candy Loach Names:
Candy Loach, Zebra Loach, Candy Botia, Zebra Botia
Candy Loach Scientific Name:
Candy Loach Temperament:
Species Type: Asian Loaches/Catfish
Candy Loach Adult Size: 4 inches (cm)
Candy Loach Life Expectancy: 4 years
Candy Loach Habitat: Asian rivers
Candy Loach Minimum Tank Size:
Peaceful schooling fish.
Candy Loach Diet & Nutrition:
Omnivorous - does well with a varied diet including flakes, pellets, fresh green vegetables and live or frozen worms.
Candy Loach Description:
A fine substrate is required as the Candy Loach will dig frequently. A planted aquarium is appreciated. Hiding places made from caves and PVC tubes are essential.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
You should only keep this species in groups of three or larger. It is compatible with most community fish if kept in a school.
Candy Loach Breeding & Spawning:
No known way to breed in an aquarium.
Determining Candy Loach Sex:
No apparent visual differences.
Candy Loach Diseases:
None specific to species.
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