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Sand Loach Banded Mountain Loach Acanthocobitis urophthalmus

Category: Loaches

Size: 4-6cm

Price: £5.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 5 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 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-6cm

Acanthocobitis urophthalmus (Sand Loach, Banded Mountain Loach)

A stocky, striped loach with a compact body and long barbels around the mouth.

In the wild this fish inhabits shallow mountain streams, so an aquarium with a good current and plenty of oxygen is probably essential. Decorate the tank with sand, pebbles, and long-leaved plants to recreate this fish's natural habitat.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A completely peaceful species. It will eat small snails, but prefers a diet of invertebrates such as bloodworms. To some degree will scavenge for leftover flake and other foods that the other fish have missed.

Rarely bred in captivity.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Sri Lanka
Temperature 22-25C
Size 4 cm
Water Parameters Neutral water conditions preferred
Water PH 6.5-7.5