Syncrossus hymenophysa

Common Names: Banded Loach
Green Tiger Botia
Tiger Loach
Zebra Loach
Synonyms: Cobitis hymenophysa
Family: Cobitidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: Asia; Thailand, Malaya, Borneo, Sumatra, Java.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Aggressive; An semi-aggresive loach that should be kept in groups to minimize aggression towards other fish.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Feeds on worms, will accept flake and pellet foods. Regular water changes are required.
6.5 - 7.5
25°C - 30°C
77°F - 86°F
Potential Size: Male: 21cm (8.3")
Female: 21cm (8.3")
Water Region: Bottom; Bottom
Activity: Nocturnal; Nocturnal
Gender: There are no external sex differences.
Breeding: Has not been accomplished in captivity.
Main Colours: Black, Green
Markings: Striped Vertical
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Forked
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