Loaches

Reticulated Hillstream Loach (Sewellia lineolata)

Reticulated Hillstream Loach (Sewellia lineolata) The Reticulated Hillstream Loach (Sewellia lineolata) is a very peaceful fish and demands just a little bit of care and attention compared to more difficult to keep loaches. So, if you are a lover of freshwater fish and want something unusual in your aquarium, this one

Panda Garra (Garra flavatra)

Panda Garra (Garra flavatra) The Panda Garra (Garra flavatra) is an extremely attractive loach that coexists with other similar sized peaceful fish in a community aquarium. They are very active and entertaining to watch in the aquarium, making them the prize of many freshwater aquarists. Care Level:  Moderate Temperament:  Peaceful Max Size:

Tiger Botia Loach

Tiger Botia Loach (Botia hymenophysa) If you are looking for a unique looking fish which can be kept in a large sized aquarium, the Tiger Botia Loach (Botia hymenophysa) is an excellent option. It can be semi aggressive in behaviour but stays relatively peaceful when kept within a group in a community

Sidthimunki Botia Loach (Ambastaia sidthimunki)

Sidthimunki Botia Loach (Ambastaia sidthimunki) The Sidthimunki Botia Loach (Ambastaia sidthimunki) is endemic to the rivers of India and generally hovers at the bottom, as you’ll see them emulate within the aquarium. They are very rarely found in their natural habitat and generally raised in farms.   Care Level:  Moderate Temperament:  Semi-aggressive Max

Horseface Loach (Acantopsis choirorhynchus)

Horseface Loach (Acantopsis choirorhynchus) The Horseface Loach (Acantopsis choirorhynchus) is a freshwater fish that can be kept easily in a community tank, thanks to its peaceful nature and ability to gel with others very quickly. It stays active during the night and loves to stay hidden inside the sand. They are endemic to various

Dojo Loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus)

Dojo Loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) Commonly known as the pond loach, Japanese Loach or Oriental weather loach, the Dojo Loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) belongs to the Cobitidae family. They are commonly found in East Asia and are captive bred for the aquarium. The name weather highlights its ability to react to variations in the barometric pressure

Redtail Botia Loach

Redtail Botia Loach (Botia modesta) The Redtail Botia Loach (Botia modesta) is one of the most common freshwater loaches available to aquarists and is distinguished by its unique colouration and body shape. It is an active scavenger and generally found at the bottom of the river in its natural habitat Care Level:  Moderate Temperament:

Skunk Botia Loach (Botia morleti)

Skunk Botia Loach (Botia morleti) The Skunk Botia Loach (Botia morleti) also known as Hora’s loach, Cream loach or Mouse loach, is a part of the Botiid family. It can grow up to a maximum size of 4 inches and thrives in soft and slightly warm water with a temperature ranging between 26

Lohachata Botia Loach (Botia lohachata)

Lohachata Botia Loach (Botia lohachata) The Lohachata Botia Loach (Botia lohachata), commonly known as Pakistani Loach, Almora Loach or Yoyo Loach, is a member of the Botiidae family endemic to the still and slow running waters of the Ganga basin in Nepal and India. The best thing about this fish is

Dario Botia Loach (Botia dario)

Dario Botia Loach (Botia dario) The Dario Botia Loach (Botia dario), also known as the Queen Loach or the Bengal Loach, belongs to the Botiidae family and is one of the most popular fish available to the tropical aquarium, growing up to 6 inches in length. It is also very useful in