Family: Balitoridae

Homaloptera zollingeri

Common Name:

Black lizard loach, Lizard fish

Size: Up to 4 inches (10cm).
Habitat: Southeast Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya river basins, Malay Peninsula and Indonesia.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous, Brine Shrimp, Algae and frozen. May take sinking pellets and flake if starving.
Behavior: Peaceful
Water: Temperature: 72°F to 75°F (21-24°C), pH 6.0 to 6.5, Hardness: Soft to medium. dH range: < 10
Care: Hard, difficult to acclimate and needs superior water quality.
Communities: Okay, best in a river tank set up with a strong current.
Suitability: Not for beginners because of their needs.

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