Friday, July 20, 2007
Scientific Name: Botia Macracanthus
Max size: 12“-14”
Min Tank size: 90G
General info ￼
This is a very active species, especially when kept in ideal numbers in
excess of 3-4. The tank should be well planted and must have hiding spots
as well as open space for swimming. Clown Loach can grow quite large, so a
big tank is best. They are slow growers so can be kept in smaller tanks for
short periods of time. When kept in smaller numbers, clowns may fight
amongst each other but rarely ends with injuries. Feeding these fish is
relatively easy. They will readily take sinking pellets and will relish
Breeding this fish is difficult but can be accomplished.
Do not keep this fish with any type of snail. They will be eaten!!