Botia kubotai
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Botia kubotai

Common Names: Angelicus Loach/Botia
Myanmar Botia
Polka Dot Loach/Botia
Synonyms: Botia sp. myanmar
Family: Cobitidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: Asia; Asia
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Peaceful; One of the most peaceful of all loaches.
Diet: Ominvore; A varied diet is appreciated and relished. Feed some veggie foods alongside meatier foods. Most foods are accepted.
Care: The fish are very easy to care for, but, as with all loaches, require very pristine water conditions.
Feed a varied diet, including both meaty foods and vegetable matter. These fish are extremely peaceful and incredibly social. Keep in groups, the larger the better, a minimum of three.
6.5 - 7.5
23°C - 28°C
73°F - 82°F
10 dH - 60 dH
Potential Size: Male: 10cm (3.9")
Female: 10cm (3.9")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Activity: NonSpecific; Active at both day and night
Gender: Females are noticeably plumper.
Breeding: Unknown.
Comments: This is a wonderful, peaceful smaller loach. They are very active and social, and very playful in nature. The pattern on the fish changes with age, becoming even more beautiful. Truly a wonderful loach to behold and keep!
Main Colours: Brown, Gold
Markings: Striped And Spotted
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Forked
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Submitted By: So_Very_Sneaky
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