Leptobotia guilinensis(Guilin Loach)

A fairly small, elongate loach from subtropical China that is not commonly imported. It is basically dark brown with lighter brown vertical irregular stripes. The fins are similarly marked.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

This species appears to be a peaceful, solitary animal that does well in subtropical aquaria, but because it is rarely kept, little concrete information is available. Appreciates a sandy substrate, as this fish likes to dig. Nocturnal, but may become day-active once settled in.

Not bred in home aquaria.

Family Group: Loaches & Sharks
Distribution China
Temperature 22-26 C
Size 10 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5

Shop stock

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Maidenhead Aquatics @ Crowland Peterborough PE6 0JB View shop
Wholesale Tropicals London E2 0AA View shop

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