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Red Lizard Loach Homaloptera confuzona

Category: Loaches

Size: 6-8cm

Price: £34.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock

Water Chemistry: Adaptable

Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Difficult

Sociability: Peaceful

Schooling Fish: Yes


New Larger Size of this rarely available species.

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 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 6-8cm

Homaloptera confuzona (Red Lizard Loach, Gecko Loach)

A small, lizard-like loach with mottled red-brown colouration. There are no obvious differences between the sexes.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Homaloptera inhabit fast-flowing, oxygen-rich streams where they feed on algae and small invertebrates, particularly crustaceans and insect larvae.

In the aquarium they are not difficult to maintain provided some attempt is made to give them similar conditions to those they'd experience in the wild. A rapid flow of water is essential, and good mixing of the bottom and top layers of water is important; aim for a turnover rate equivalent to 8 or more times the volume of the tank per hour.

These loaches are gregarious and should be kept in small groups. They are not known to have bred in captivity.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Southeast Asia
Temperature 20-25 C
Size Around 8 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5