Clown Loach

Other Clown Loach Names: Clown Loach, Tiger Botia

Clown Loach Scientific Name: Chromobotia macracanthus

Clown Loach (Chromobotia macracanthus))

Temperature Range: 77°F-84°F
pH Range: 6-7.6
Hardness Range: 5-12°

Family: Cobitidae

Species Type: Asian Loaches/Catfish

Clown Loach Adult Size: 11 inches (cm)

Clown Loach Life Expectancy: 20 years

Clown Loach Habitat: Rivers of Indonesia and Borneo

Clown Loach Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons

Clown Loach Temperament: Peaceful schooling fish.

Clown Loach Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous bottom dweller that enjoys flakes, pellets, freeze-dried foods or worms

Clown Loach Description: As a bottom-dwelling peaceful schooling fish the Clown Loach has gained great popularity in the hobby. It has the odd tendency to school with fish of similar coloring. This fish does grow large so plan your tank size accordingly.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Any that require similar water parameters.

Clown Loach Breeding & Spawning: Difficult to breed in captivity but breeding in captivity has been documented.

Determining Clown Loach Sex: No know method

Aquarium Region: Bottom of tank

Clown Loach Diseases: Prone to Ich

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