Kuiper's Loach (Nemacheilus selangoricus)

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Kuiper's Loach

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Kuiper's Loach

Nemacheilus selangoricus

57 Litres (15 US G.)

5-6 cm (2-2.4")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.0

23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)

8-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Nemacheilidae





Additional names

Kuiper's Loach, Fighting Loach


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Peaceful, but sometimes fights with it's own species.

Diet

They're accepting of most foods, and will sometimes cause a feeding "frenzy".

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

They prefer flowing water, and it must be well oxygenated.

Behaviour

Their fighting usually consists of them lying side by side, pushing one another as a trial of strength. They primarily stay on the bottom of the tank, and enjoy digging.

Identification

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