Peacock Loach (Nemacheilus pavonaceus)

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Peacock Loach

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Peacock Loach

Nemacheilus pavonaceus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.5

18 -25 °C (64.4-77°F)

2-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Nemacheilidae





Additional names

Peacock Loach

Additional scientific names

Cobitis pavonacea, Acanthocobitis pavonaceus, Noemacheilus pavonaceus, Acanthocobitis pavonacea


Origin

Sexing

Mature females are broader in the belly than males.

Tank compatibility

A peaceful bottom dweller that appreciates company of its own kind, keep with other peaceful community fish who are not bothered by a strong current which this fish requires.

Diet

Will accept most foods including sinking pellets and flake and adores bloodworm and daphnia.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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