Company: Hora's Loach is a shy nocturnal Loach for the most part, they can get quite aggressive, especially as they grow older. Keep this in mind when buying them. If you buy a small group the aggression tends to stay within that group, but if bought singly, they may turn that aggression onto the other fish in the aquarium.
Water parameters: temperature 26-30°C / 79-86°F; pH 7.0 – 7.5
Aquarium setup: Prefers sand or rounded gravel substrate to dig in. Botia morleti (Skunk Loach) also require hiding places as they are nocturnal. This Loach needs a tight fitting cover on the aquarium as it can and will jump.
Feeding: This Botia accept most foods including algae wafers, sinking pellets, frozen and live foods. Snails are also a favorite. Will usually feed after lights out.
Breeding: There have been no records of this fish breeding in captivity. It is also unknown as to the sexing of this species.
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