Tiger Botia Loach
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
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″