Very popular community fish, also useful for snail control. These fish are easy to care for and absolutely beautiful. This makes them a great choice for beginners who want to add a splash of color to their tank. Clown Loach is a shoaling fish, best kept in a group. Sensitive to "white spot disease". Provide some hiding places such as driftwood or cave-like structures.
Depends on the size of Clown Loach, you could start with a 30L aquarium for a small group of juveniles. You’ll likely need much larger tanks if you’re planning on introducing some tank mates and maybe even more Loaches.
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It is highly recommended that these fish are kept in social groups. It’s important to put them with fish that have similar needs and temperature. Avoid keeping Clown Loach with highly aggressive fish, long fins, goldfish, snails, shrimp. Shrimp and snails will just be a tasty snack for a clown loach.
Great tank mates for Loach include:
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The omnivorous Clown Loach eats all kinds of fresh, frozen, dry flakes and pellets without any issues. One of the best ways to go is by providing sinking pellets and algae wafers as their main diet staple. In addition to dried food, you can provide Clown Loaches occasional live, freeze-dried, or frozen foods as snacks. They enjoy earthworms and bloodworms. Brine shrimp works well, too. Be wary of overfeeding.
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