Are Skunk Botia Loaches aggressive?

Are Skunk Botia loaches aggressive?

Skunk loaches are territorial and can be aggressive towards other bottom feeders and low-level swimmers.

Housing Skunk loaches in groups of 5 or more will generally lower aggression. It is not recommended that Skunk Loach are housed with other botia species (loaches) or bottom feeders such as corydoras or plecos, but they can be housed with larger community fish that are unlikely to threaten their territory.

Do not house Skunk Loaches with long-finned fish species, or slow-swimmers. Care must be taken when choosing tankmates for Skunk Loach - do your research beforehand!

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