Asia: India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaya, Indonesia
(Sumatra and Java), Borneo, and Viet Nam occurring in swift, clear
streams with sandy or gravelly bottom; also found in large rivers.
Burrows into the bottom
Min Tank Size:
55 gallon for a group.
Omnivorous. Primarily carnivorous. Feed sinking
foods - shrimp pellets, and algae wafers, also feed frozen foods,
and live blackworms, etc.
Peaceful burrowing loach.
Temperature 77-84°F (25-29°C), ph 6-7 (6.5) Hardness:
Requires sand or other soft substrate as it lives
most of itís life beneath the substrate.