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Acantopsis choirothynchus - horseface loach


photo by BABailey



Family Acantopsis
Scientific Name - choirothynchus


Common Name horseface loach


Locality - Asia, S India
pH 6.4-7.4
Temperature (in F) - 72-84F
Max size (in inches) - 5-8"
Minimum tank size - at least 20g
Sociability - Depends on fish ... most are quite social and friendly ... generally likes being with others of it's kind
Breeding - ?
Temperament - Same as sociability

Comments oddity type fish

Personal Experience - I have two in the 29g with my ruby clown rams... these loach are very peaceful and while reputed to burrow they have not done so in my med size natural gravel ... they do like being under logs tho




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