Siju Loach (Schistura sijuensis)

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Siju Loach

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Siju Loach

Schistura sijuensis

76 Litres (20 US G.)

4-5 cm (1.6-2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.5

22 -25 °C (71.6-77°F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

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

3-5 years

Family

Nemacheilidae





Additional names

Siju Loach

Additional scientific names

Noemacheilus sijuensis, Mesonoemacheilus sijuensis, Nemacheilus sijuensis


Origin

Found only in Siju Cave and Garo Hills in Meghalaya, India.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Species Note[edit]

This fish is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List 1996.

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