10 Loach Species for Your Aquarium

10 Loach Species for Your Aquarium
Getting a pet is no easy decision. You should take into account its feeds, have someone to take care of it when you are not around and invest in a few things essential for its survival. Even so, you can be assured of companionship with the right pet, boosted mental…

Hillstream Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Hillstream Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Fish and other water creatures survive in a range of environmental conditions provided they are habitable. Being a hobby aquarist means that the animals you choose for your tank will be easy to keep and will thrive, provided you have the right tank conditions for them. One of the common options…

Yoyo Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Yoyo Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Have you been looking for an exquisite fish to keep in your aquarium? Scientifically known as Botia almorhae, the Yoyo Loach is one of the most unique fishes to grace the aquarium pet industry. It’s a silver loach that features dark markings that resemble the letters ‘Y-O-Y-O’ and as it…

Kuhli Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Kuhli Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Loaches are among the most popular fishes for hobby aquarists because they are easy to keep. Kuhli loaches have recently gained immense popularity among aquarists owing to their miniature snake-like look. There are multiple fish species classified as Kuhli loaches, but the most common is the pangio Kuhli. As such,…

Zebra Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Zebra Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The zebra loach (Botia striata) is a fascinating freshwater fish for beginners and experienced aquarists alike. While many fish keepers look to the clown loach to control snail infestations, the zebra loach is smaller and easy to care for. The distinctive appearance of this fish has earned it multiple nicknames,…

Clown Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Clown Loach – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus) is popular fish food in Indonesia and a staple in colorful aquariums. It has a long whitish-orange to the reddish-orange body. The fish is characterized by three dark, thick, and vertical bands. It has four barbels and it can make clicking sounds. The fins and…