Loaches, Garra & Sharks

Loaches, Garra & Sharks

Loaches, Garra & Sharks

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Common name: Zebra Loach.

Species: Botia striata.

Habitat: Southern India.

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in small groups.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets, frozen food etc.

 

£6.95

Common name: Dwarf Chain Loach.

Species: Ambastaia sidthimunki.

Habitat: Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.

Potential size: 6cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful, schooling community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£12.95

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Common name: Crimson Loach / Indian Red Banded Sumo Loach.

Species: Schistura sp. "Crimson".

Habitat: Southern India; Kerala.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: Territorial but generally peaceful. Provide lots of hiding places.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£9.95

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Common name: Rosy Loach.

Species: Petruichthys sp. 'rosy''.

Habitat: Myanmar. They are said to share their natural micro-habitat with the Celestial Pearl Danio (Celestichthys Margaritatus).

Potential size: 2.5cm.

Social Behaviour: Very peaceful, keep in groups of 5 or 6+ with other species of a similar size and nature.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets, daphnia, brineshrimp etc.

 

£3.95

Common name: Thai Red-Tail Banded Loach.

Species: Schistura mahnerti.

Habitat: Salween Basin; Thailand.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: A boisterous, territorial bottom dweller. Ensure the aquarium has plenty of hiding places.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Siamese Algae Eater.

Species: Crossochellus siamensis.

Habitat: South East Asia.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: Can be territorial with others of the same species but generally a very peaceful community fish. Keep 1 only or in groups of 4+.

Food: Algae (Thread and Brush types and Planarians (Flatworms)), wafers, tablets, frozen food etc.

 

 

£2.95

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Common name: Golden Algae Eater.

Species: Gyrinocheilus aymonieri.

Habitat: Captive bred in Asia.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A boisterous but generally peaceful fish. A good algae eater for medium to large fish community aquariums.

Food: Algae, wafers, tablets, flake, frozen food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Silver Shark / Bala Shark.

Species: Balantiocheilus melanopterus.

Habitat: Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia.

Potential size: 15cm in aquariums.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish, suitable for all large fish community aquariums.

Food: Flake, tablets, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Gold Ring Butterfly Sucker.

Species: Sewellia lineolata.

Habitat: Vietnam.

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Needs a temperature of between 68 - 75F (20 - 23.8C), excellent water-flow and aeration, Numerous rocky hiding places and smooth pebbles and boulders to graze over.

Food: Algae, flake, wafers, tablets, frozen food etc.

 

£9.95

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Common name: Polkadot Loach.

Species: Botia kubotai.

Habitat: Asia.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets, bloodworm etc.

£9.95

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Common name: Kuhli Loach.

Species: Pangio semicincta.

Habitat: Peninsular Malaysia plus the Great Sunda Islands of Sumatra and Borneo.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Burmese Golden Banded Loach.

Species: Botia histrionica.

Habitat: Burma.

Potential size: 12.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Keep in groups of 3 or 4+.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets, bloodworm etc.

 

 

£5.95

Common name: Panda Garra.

Species: Garra flavatra.

Habitat: Found on the Western side of the Rakhine Yoma Mountains in Southern Myanmar.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: Generally a peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Algae, sinking pellets, wafers, bloodworm, vegetable matter etc.

£7.95

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Common name: Peppermint Loach.

Species: Traccatichthys taeniatus.

Habitat: Southeast Asia: Laos.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Keep in groups of 3 or 4+.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£9.95

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Common name: Sumatran Scooter Loach.

Species: Barbucca diabolica.

Habitat: Southeast Asia: Sumatra. Rarely imported.

Potential size: 6cm.

Social behaviour: A very active, peaceful community fish. 

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets, pellets, frozen food etc.

£9.95

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Common name: Bengal Loach.

Species: Botia dario.

Habitat: Botia dario are found wild in the rolling mountain streams of Bangladesh.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A very peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Omnivorous; will readily take both comercially prepared foods and live/frozen foods.

£6.95

Common name: Clown Loach.

Species: Chromobotia Macracanthus.

Habitat: Borneo, Sumatra, India.

Potential size: 20cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Keep in small groups of 4 or 5+. Great snail eaters.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£11.95

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Common name: Tri-Band Orange Sumo Loach

Species: Schistura cf. balteata.

Habitat: Inhabits clear, well-oxygenated, fast-flowing water. Found in the Ataran River drainage, a tributary of the Salween River flowing through the states of Kayin and Mon, Myanmar.

Potential size: 8cm.

Social behaviour: clear, well-oxygenated, fast-flowing water. Found in the Ataran River drainage, a tributary of the Salween River flowing through the states of Kayin and Mon, Myanmar.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£11.95

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Common name: Clown Loach.

Species: Chromobotia Macracanthus.

Habitat: Borneo, Sumatra, India.

Potential size: 20cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Keep in small groups of 4 or 5+. Great snail eaters.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£25.00

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Common name: Clown Loach.

Species: Chromobotia Macracanthus.

Habitat: Borneo, Sumatra, India.

Potential size: 20cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Keep in small groups of 4 or 5+. Great snail eaters.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£14.95

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