Showing 1–12 of 45 results

Show sidebar
Close

Botia Kubotai

$10.00
Size: Approx. 3″ Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Not especially aggressive but don't keep it with much smaller fishes as they may be intimidated by its size and sometimes very active behaviour Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 72-82° F, KH 8-12, pH 6.0-7.5 Max. Size: 5″ Color Form: Black, White Diet: Readily consume a wide variety of both meaty and vegetable foodstuffs, will accept most foods in their diet Compatibility: You must keep them with other semi-aggressive species that can defend themselves Origin: Ataran River basin (Myanmar) Family: Botiidae Lifespan: 8-12 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Motoro Stingray
Close

Motoro Stingray

$40.00
Size: Approx 8" Minimum Tank Size: 80 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Water Conditions: 75-80° F, pH 6.8-7.6 Max. Size: 30” Color Form: Dark brown color with yellow or orange spots Diet: Fresh and frozen cockles, mussels, prawns, and other inverts Compatibility: Only fishes that are bigger in size Origin: South America Family: Potamotrygonidae Lifespan: 15 Years Aquarist Experience Lever: Beginner
Close

Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish

$12.00
Size: Approx. 2″ Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 75-84° F, KH 2-15, pH 6.0-7.5 Max. Size: 4.5″ Color Form: Orange/Red Diet: Omnivore, but meatier foods should be fed regularly along with vegetable matter. New specimens may require live/frozen foods Compatibility: Extremely peaceful and is compatible with most other non-aggressive fish and invertebrates that will not outcompete it for food Origin: South America Family: Synodontidae Lifespan: 5 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Close

Serpent Loach

$5.80
Size: Approx. 2" Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Generally peaceful with other species of fish Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 74-84° F, KH 8-12, pH 6.0-7.0 Max. Size: 2.5″ Color Form: Yellow with thick brown or black stripes Diet: Fish Food Flakes when very small and small Pellet Food when larger Compatibility: Tankmates should be small, peaceful, and benefit from the same fast flowing conditions Origin: Southern Laos in Southeast Asia Family: Serpenticobitidae Lifespan: 7-10 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Tropical Fish - Clown Loach
Close

Clown Loach

$3.80$5.80

The Clown Loach (Botia macracantha) is a peaceful schooling fish native to the inland waters in Indonesia on the islands of  Sumatra and Borneo.

In their native habitat, the Clown Loach is found in fast moving streams with water temperature ranges between 77 and 86 °F, a pH between 5.0 and 8.0, and water hardness between 5 and 12 dH. For a good portion of the year, monsoons force the Clown Loach into blackwater river areas and murky water conditions encountered when the plains become flooded.

Clown Loaches get their name from their bright colors.  The main body is light to bright orange with three wide black, triangular, vertical bands that gives it it’s unmistakeable appearance.  The front band runs from the top of the head through the eye, the middle band runs between the head and the dorsal fin and wraps around the body, and the rear band wraps around the caudal and anal fins around the body.  Clown Loaches are wide bodied fish that have a large moveable spine set in a groove below each of the fish’s eyes that is used for defense and holding onto rocks in swift currents.

Clown Loaches are shy fish and benefit from having live plants and river rocks in the aquarium to hide amongst. They appreciate having caves, holes, driftwood and other hiding places strategically positioned around heavy aquarium plantings.

The Clown Loach is one of the “must have” fish for tropical fish keeping enthusiasts. They get along well with most other members of a community tank and have some interesting habits like swimming upside down or on their sides, and laying on their sides and  “playhing dead” on the botttom of the tank.  This is normal behavior for these fish.

Unlike most nocturnal loaches, Clown Loaches are active during the day but need cover, and shy away from bright light.  Because they are schooling fish, they do best in groups of 6 or more individuals and need a large tank with good water movement.  When kept in groups smaller than five, they will spend a lot of time hiding.  Since they grow up to a foot long in their natural environment, a 100 gallon tank or larger is not inappropriate to keep these fish happy. Clown Loaches are susceptible to Ichthyophthirius (ich) or white spot disease when stressed or subjeted to rapid water temperature changes.

Clown Loaches should be fed several small meals throughout the day instead of only once a day.  They are omnivorous and will eat a variety of foods like vegetable flakes, “Pleco tablets”, live, frozen, or freeze-dried worms, brine shrimp, tubifex worms, and banana or other plant matter. Botia macracantha are voracious eaters of those nuisance snails that sometimes sneak into your aquarium on live plants.

Minimum Tank Size: 100 gallons Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Aquarium Hardiness:  Very Hardy Water Conditions: 72-86° F, KH 8-12, pH 6.0-7.5 Max. Size: 1′ Color Form: Black, Orange, Red, Tan Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: Good community tank fish Origin: Indonesia Family: Cobitidae Lifespan: 15 years + Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Close

Farlowella Acus

$15.00
Size: Approx 4" Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Water Conditions: 71-82° F, KH 8-10, pH 6.8-7.2 Max. Size: 5” Color Form: Clear, Green, White, Brown Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: Great in community tanks Origin: South America Family: Callichthyidae, Sub-Family Corydoradinae Lifespan: 8 – 12 Years or more Aquarist Experience Lever: Beginner

Mudskipper

$8.00
Size: Approx 2" Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: High Temperament: Aggessive Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy as adults Water Conditions: 72.0 to 82.0° F, 15-30 dH, pH 7.5-8.5 Salinity: 1.005 – 1.015 Max. Size: 6″ Color: Brown, Tan, Blue Tank Compatability: single species Diet: Omnivore Origin: India, Africa, Thailand, Malaysia Family: Gobiidae Lifespan: 6 years Aquarist Experience Level: Advanced
Close

Gold Laser Corydoras

$13.80
Size: Approx 1-1.5" Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 71-79° F, dKH 2-12, pH 6.5-7.5 Max. Size: 3″ Color Form: Have a yellowish-brown or greenish-yellow body-colour with yellow fins. They possess a yellow to gold shoulder stripe that starts at the head's base and ends at the caudal peduncle. Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: Community tanks Origin: South America Family: Callichthyidae Life Span: Up to 5 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Close

Solefish

$10.00
Size: Approx. 2-3"

Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons Care Level: Medium Temperament: Peaceful, but a predator that will eat fish that fits in its mouth. Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 74-82° F, pH 7.0-8.0 Max Size: 12" Color Form: Brown Diet: Carnivore which accepts Meaty Foods and Live Foods. Though occasionally it will accept Vegetable Food and Tablet Food. Compatibility: Generally a peaceful community fish, but avoid fish that are small enough to become a meal. Also avoid aggressive fish. Origin: Thailand and Indonesia Family: Solidae Lifespan: 15 years Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate

Black Venezuela Corydoras

$18.00
Size: Approx 1.5" Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 72-79° F, dKH 2-12, pH 5.8-7.0 Max. Size: 2.5″ Color Form: Black Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: Community tanks Origin: Tank-Bred, but indigenous to Peru Family: Callichthyidae Life Span: Up to 10 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
Close

Marble Algae Eater

$2.00
Minimum Tank Size: 40 gallons Temperament: Semi-aggressive Aquarium Hardiness: Easy Water Conditions: 74-79°F; pH 6.8-74; dH 8-10 Max. Size: 12" Color Form: White, yellow, Brown, Black Diet: Herbivore Compatibility: Great in community tanks Origin: Southeast Asia, including Thailand and Malaysia Family: Gyrinocheilidae Lifespan: Up to 10 Years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Tonguefish

$12.00
Size: Approx. 4-5"

Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons Care Level: Medium Temperament: Peaceful, but a predator that will eat fish that fits in its mouth. Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 74-82° F, pH 7.0-8.0 Max Size: 8" Color Form: Brown Diet: Carnivore which accepts Meaty Foods and Live Foods. Though occasionally it will accept Vegetable Food and Tablet Food. Compatibility: Generally a peaceful community fish, but avoid fish that are small enough to become a meal. Also avoid aggressive fish. Origin: Thailand and Indonesia Family: Cynoglossidae Lifespan: 15 years Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate