Some of the above images have been provided by Tropicalfishfinder. Please be aware that variations within species mean that the fish you are sent may not be identical to the fish in the photographs.

© 2003-2018 Tropical Fish Finder | All Rights Reserved | E&OE

TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Loaches> Eel Kuhli Loach Pangio anguillaris

Eel Kuhli Loach Pangio anguillaris

Category: Loaches

Size: 5-7cm

Price: £3.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 25 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 5-7cm

Pangio anguillaris (Eel Kuhli Loach)

A very eel-like loach, this species is basically light brown in colour and lacks the colour bands typical of other kuhli loaches. Its natural habitat is among plants and in leaf litter within peaty rivers.

One of the relatively few completely peaceful loaches, this species is unfortunately very retiring and strictly nocturnal, and unless very comfortable in its aquarium is likely to hide most of the time. On the other hand, it is attractive and fun to watch, and makes a good loach for a small community tank.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Very quiet and retiring, this fish appreciates a tank with plenty of hiding places such as hollow ornaments, bogwood, and plants. It likes to burrow into sand or peat. Best kept in small groups.

Although a good scavenger, do not forget to provide this nocturnal fish with a proper diet. Catfish pellets, bloodworms, and flake will all be taken readily.

Breeding is sporadic, but most common in thickly planted tanks with soft, acidic water and a peaty substrate. Females are much deeper bodied than the males, and the fish are known to be egg scatterers.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Southeast Asia
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 12 cm
Water Parameters Prefers soft water
Water PH 5.0-7.0