Clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus)

Clown loach (lat. Chromobotia macracanthus) is one of the most beautiful tank fishes from the loaches family. It’s valued for its nice coloring and bright individuality. Clown loaches tank should be spacious since the fish grows to be rather large – up to 16-20 cm long. The fish likes thickly planted tanks with lots of different covers.

As a rule freshwater fish is a night one, so it is almost unnoticeable during the day time, however it doesn’t concern clown loach.

The fish is very active during the day, but it’s a bit timid. It enjoys company of fishes of the same kind, however it can be kept in a tank together with other types of fishes.


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Kuhli loach keeping and breeding

Kuhlii loach (lat. Pangio kuhlii) is a peaceful ground fish which is more active in the evening and at night. Kuhli loach is an “owl” therefore it’s activity can be observed during twilights and at night, it is always hiding. The fish can hardly be seen at day time, especially when it’s kept in a tank alone, however it’s not impossible, if one watches the fish for some time.

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