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Polka Dot Loach Botia kubotai

Category: Loaches

Size: 7-9cm

Price: £12.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock



Crackers!

Really large size of these beatiful fish - should be kept in groups.


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 7-9cm

Botia kubotai (Polka Dot Loach)

A relatively new discovery is the Polka Dot Loach which is found in Myanmar and Thailand, and is known as Botia kubotai. It was during 2003 that the fish started arriving in the U.K and has proved to be a real hit with fish keepers given their attractive colouration. At present there appears to be two colour forms and it is still not known if in fact there are two separate species. The fish reach a maximum size of around 12cm and have a good temperament although they have been observed to squabble amongst themselves. The attached photograph is of the fish that have the more distinctive colouration whilst the other form is darker in colour with less vivid patterning. The darker form tends to be the more commonly available although in general these fish are still quite hard to come by. A worthy addition to your community tank.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Generally very peaceful.

No reports of breeding.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Myanmar, Thailand
Temperature 23-28°C
Size Around 12cm
Water Parameters Adapts to most conditions
Water PH 6.5-7.5