Tasselled-Mouth Loach (Formosania lacustre)

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Tasselled-Mouth Loach

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Tasselled-Mouth Loach

Formosania lacustre

132 Litres (35 US G.)

10-12 cm (3.9-4.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.4 - 7.5

18 -23 °C (64.4-73.4°F)

10-15 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-7 years

Family

Balitoridae





Additional names

Tasselled-Mouth Loach

Additional scientific names

Crossostoma lacustre, Crossostoma tengi, Formosania gilberti, Homaloptera formosanum


Origin

From fast-flowing streams in Taiwan.

Sexing

Females are probably more plump than males and tend to be larger in size.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Prefers a gravel substrate with large flat river rock décor and fast flowing well oxygenated water. Sensitive to water conditions, mature tanks only.

Behaviour

Identification

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