Supplied size: 1-3cm (small)
Ideal number kept together: 1+
Ideal pH: 6.5-8.0
Hardness: 36–268 ppm
Ideal temperature: 16–24 °C
Ease of care
Moderate. They are great for a nano aquarium as they stay relatively small, but can be very sensitive to poor water quality or changes in conditions.
Feed Borneo Loaches small sinking pellets and algae wafers. Borneo loach will feed on algae present on aquarium glass and plant leaves, please ensure a steady supply of nutrients. Driftwood provides an ideal shelter and grazing environment.
Peaceful, community temperate or tropical aquarium. They live well with tank mates such as Tetras, Rasbora, Livebearers, Danios, etc - fish of a similar size. Avoid housing with larger algae-grazers who may out-compete the Borneo loach for food.
Not likely to spawn in home aquaria, ideal conditions are difficult to replicate in captivity. Females tend to grow at a faster rate than males and may appear larger in body.
The average lifespan of a Borneo Loach is 3-8 years in perfect conditions.
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