Other Pakistani Loach Names:
Pakistani Loach, Yoyo Loach
Pakistani Loach Scientific Name:
Botia almorhae, Botia lohachata
Pakistani Loach Temperament:
Species Type: Asian Loaches/Catfish
Pakistani Loach Adult Size: 4.5 inches (cm)
Pakistani Loach Life Expectancy: 5 years
Pakistani Loach Habitat: Asian Streams (Pakistan and India)
Pakistani Loach Minimum Tank Size:
Generally peaceful schooling fish. Best kept in groups of three or more.
Pakistani Loach Diet & Nutrition:
Omnivorous - does well with flake or pellet foods supplimented with bloodworms and tubifex worms.
Pakistani Loach Description:
The yoyo loach has a typical botia loach shape. Its nose comes to a point and it has barbels. The fish is green in color with black vertical bands
that sometimes seperate into Y shaped bands. In fact, it is because of this alternating pattern of Y shaped bands with single bands that the yoyo
loach has its name. You see, the alternating pattern of bands appears to spell out the word YOYO.
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other peaceful fish such as loaches, chromis viridis, danios, neons, plecos and barbs
Pakistani Loach Breeding & Spawning:
No reports of successful breeding in home aquariums.
Determining Pakistani Loach Sex:
No known way to determine with visual inspection.
Pakistani Loach Diseases:
None specific to the yoyo loach.
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