Clown Loach (Small)


The Clown Loach (Botia macracanthais a large, popular species of loach native to Indonesia. These social loaches have a cream body with distinct red fins and black vertical stripes.

Minimum Tank Size: 100 Gallons for 3+

Maximum Fish Size: 12 inches 

Water Temperature: 75°F to 85°F

Ideal pH: 6.0 to 7.0

Water Hardness: 5 - 15 dGH

Temperament: Docile, schooling bottom-dweller. Will eat snails. 

Unless experienced with fish-in cycling, we always suggest cycling an aquarium BEFORE adding fish. Adding fish to a fresh, un-cycled aquarium can kill them rapidly. We offer free water testing at our physical location, and advice via email or call.