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Serpent Loach Serpenticobitis octozona

Category: Loaches

Size: 4-5cm

Price: £10.95 each

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Stock: 6 in stock

Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Difficult

Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic

Sociability: Peaceful

Schooling Fish: Yes

Beautiful loaches - good size too!

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: Buy 10 or more Serpent Loach Serpenticobitis octozona and get 10% off!!
Size: 4-5cm

Serpenticobitis octozona (Serpent Loach)

A relatively small dark green hillstream loach with seven to nine thin gold vertical bands between its head and caudal fin. There is an obvious black eyespot on the base of the caudal fin. All the fins are striped.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

The species occurs primarily in hillstream habitats where the water is relatively cool, clear, and rich in oxygen. Requires an aquarium with a very strong water current, a soft sandy substrate, and suitable rocky caves where the fish can hide. Gregarious, but in small groups may be prone to bullying, so should be kept in reasonably large numbers, at least six. Feeds extensively on insect larvae and other small invertebrates. Does well on live and wet-frozen invertebrates such as bloodworms, glassworms and krill.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Southeast Asia: Laos
Temperature 20-24 C
Size 5 cm
Water Parameters Soft and acidic conditions are preferred
Water PH 6.0-7.5