Zollinger's Hillstream Loach (Homaloptera zollingeri)

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Zollinger's Hillstream Loach

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Zollinger's Hillstream Loach

Homaloptera zollingeri

95 Litres (25 US G.)

9-10 cm (3.5-3.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

23 -26 °C (73.4-78.8°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Balitoridae





Additional names

Zollinger's Hillstream Loach

Additional scientific names

Homaloptera javanica, Homaloptera nigra


Origin

High fast flowing streams in the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins, Malay Peninsula and Indonesia.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

This fish thrives in a fast-flowing river biotope set up, with a strong current, high oxygenation and rounded river rocks. Planting is not necessary for this fish.

Behaviour

Identification

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