Polka Dot Loach - Botia kubotai
Species name: Botia kubotai
Synonym: Botia kubotai
Common name: Polka-dot Loach
Maximum size: 10 cm / 4 inches
Company: A medium sized Loach which suits any peaceful community tank.
Water parameters: Temperature 24-28°C / 75-82ºF; pH 6.8-7.3
Aquarium setup: This specis is best kept in a group of at least four individuals. As with most Botias, the Polka-dot Loach isn't as hardy as many other fishes and need good water conditions. You should also provide plenty of hiding and resting places. Was previously know as Botia angelicus and is often seen for sale under the name Botia angelicus.
Feeding: : Will accepted most food but Frozen and Live foods are favoured, especially bloodworms.
Breeding: : No captive breeding reports, little or nothing is know about breeding behaviour of this loach..
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Botia kubotai - Polka-dot Loach picture. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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