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Zebra Loach - Botia striata

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Also known as the Stripped Loach or Thin line Loach.

Origin: India
Temperature: 72-86
PH: 6.0 - 7.5
Maximum Size: 4 inches
Temperment: Semi-aggressive community fish

Zebras are quite active and bold throughout the day and like many loaches are great fish for snail removal. Also like most loaches they are very social fish so it is best to keep them in groups of three or more at least. These are rather small loaches and seem quite peaceful however they are very active scavengers where I think they get their semi-agressive tag. Never seen them go after any other fish, but when hungry will buffalo their way past anyone.


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