Family: Cobitidae

Syncrossus hymenophysa

Common Name:

Banded Loach, Tiger loach

Size: Up to 8.25 inches (21cm)
Habitat: Asia: Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo) and Malaya.
Min Tank Size: 55 gallons to start larger as they grow.
Diet: Omnivorous, will take all prepared foods as well as frozen and live.
Behavior: Aggressive, they need their room and territory.
Water: Temperature 77 to 86°F (25 – 30°C), pH:6.5-7.0, dh: 6.0 – 12.0
Care: Shoaling fish, should be kept in a school of 6 or more, soft substrate preferred, bottom dweller.
Communities: Poor, but can be kept with other large semi aggressive fish.
Suitability: Best for the specialist.

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