Do Yoyo Loaches Eat Snails? (The Magical Food Chain!)

The yoyo loaches is a freshwater fish. Aquarists love to keep yoyo loaches in their aquarium for its interesting looking. Also this fish is peaceful and can live with other peaceful fish mates. But unfortunately they have some dangerous food habits which make new aquarists anxious. Beginners become confused thinking should they keep the yoyo … Read more

Time to get serious about Clowns

The Clown loach is one of the most popular and endearing tropical aquarium fish, but unfortunately its requirements are seldom met. Nathan Hill offers some advice on keeping these surprisingly large-growing botiids. For many, the word loach is synonymous with one particularly majestic species – the Clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus). These have long been the … Read more

The Care, Feeding and Breeding of Clown Loach Fish

Clown Loach StatsMinimum Tank Size: 55 GallonsCare Level: Moderately hardWater Conditions: pH 5.0-7.5 and Soft to MediumTemperature: 75-86 F (24-30 C)Maximum Size: 18 inches (50 cm) The clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus) is a large freshwater fish, that was originally native to Indonesia. After it was introduced to the fish hobby, it quickly became one of … Read more

Clown Loach Lifespan – How Long Do Clown Loaches Live?

Clown Loach Lifespan – How Long Do Clown Loaches Live? Disclosure: I may earn a commission when you purchase through my affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. – read more Clown loaches are an outstanding addition to any aquatic setup, provided you ensure optimal living conditions and a personalized layout. … Read more

Clown Loach Care Tips

Clown loaches are found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo in the country of Indonesia. They occur in large schools in the rivers and flooded plains of these two islands, where the water is usually moving fairly steadily and is generally well-oxygenated. Their natural water conditions are warm (high 70s to low 80s Fahrenheit) … Read more

Clown loach

Clown loach Clown loach Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Botiidae Genus: Chromobotia Kottelat, 2004 Species: C. macracanthus Binomial name Chromobotia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) Synonyms The clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus), or tiger botia,[1] is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the botiid loach family. It is the sole member of … Read more