Clown Loach

Species/genus: Botia macracantha

Origin: Sumatra and Borneo

Temp: 75-85°F (24-30°C)

pH: Slightly acidic dH: Soft

Temperament: Peaceful active and sometimes wierd acting fish, don’t be surprised if they rest on their sides, it’s normal.

Adult Size: 10in (25cm) usually smaller

Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons

Feeding: Eats everything, loves worms

Breeding: Egglayer, rarely bred in captivity

Comments: Clowns like company and will school if you have more than two. Their goofy actions and their bright coloration gave them their name. Clown fish will eat snails and are capable of clearing a heavily infested tank in a few days.