Tiger Loach Botia
Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperature: 72-86° F
Water Hardness: KH 8-12
Water pH: pH 6.0-7.5
Color Form: Black, Green, Tan, White
The Tiger Botia Loach is a bottom-dweller that originates from the streams and rivers of Asia. The body of this Botia Loach is silver in coloration with a brown or green tone. Like other Botia loaches, this loach can be identified by the four pairs of barbels protruding from its mouth area.makemyhobby The entire body and fins of this Loach is barred with black stripes giving this fish a tiger-like appearance. The Tiger Botia Loach is sometimes referred to as a scaleless fish they do infact have small scales that are embedded in there skin.
The Tiger Botia Loach is an active scavenger that is a semi-aggressive fish that enjoys the company of its own species, or other semi-aggressive fish. It will school with others of the same age and size. The Tiger Botia Loach appreciates caves, holes, and other places to hide, especially when it sleeps. They are also a natural predator of snails, and will aid in their control in a planted or community aquarium.
The breeding habits of this species are not known, and successful captive breeding has yet to be recorded.
The Tiger Botia Loach requires small amounts of food several times a day. Feed them a varied diet of bloodworms, brine shrimp, and a quality flake or pellet food.
Approximate Purchase Size: 1-3/4" to 2-1/2"
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