Zebra Loach - Planted Tank Mates

Zebra Loach

4″ | 5 or more| 30 gal

PH 6 – 7.5 | Peaceful

Botia Striata

Characteristics:

Max Size: 4″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 73 – 79

PH: 6 – 7.5

dGH: 6 – 12

dKH: 4 – 8

Tank Size: 30 gal

Grouping: 5 or more

Tank Mates

Since they’re at the bottom of the tank, they get along with most top-dwellers like Sparkling Gouramis, Danios, Mollies and Endlers.  Mid-dwellers like Neon and Ember Tetras, Cherry Barbs, Rasboras.  Bottom dwellers like Otocinclus, Clown Loachs other Corydoras.  They can be fin nippers, so avoid long fin tetras, Bettas, Dwarf shrimp and snails

Notes

Zebra loach are peaceful community fish. Do well with fish their size or smaller.  They need a lot of room to graze the bottom of the tank, so provide a minimum of 30 gallons or more.

 

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Imagezebra loach fish (Botia striata).Horsemen corydora catfish (Corydoras eques).Skunk corydora catfish (Corydoras arcuatus)Julii corydora catfish (Corydoras julii).Green Corydora fish (Corydoras aeneus).Pepper corydora catfish (Corydoras paleatus).
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Description

4" | 5 or more| 30 gal

PH 6 - 7.5 | Peaceful

2.5” | 6 or more | 20 gal

PH 6.5-7.3 | Peaceful

2.5” | 6 or more | 20 gal

PH 6.5-7.3 | Peaceful

2.5” | 6 or more | 20 gal

PH 6.5-7.3 | Peaceful

2.5” | 6 or more | 20 gal

PH 6.5-7.3 | Peaceful

1.5” | 6 or more | 20 gal

PH 6.5-7.3 | Peaceful

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Botia Striata

Characteristics:

Max Size: 4″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 73 - 79

PH: 6 - 7.5

dGH: 6 - 12

dKH: 4 - 8

Tank Size: 30 gal

Grouping: 5 or more

Tank Mates

Since they're at the bottom of the tank, they get along with most top-dwellers like Sparkling Gouramis, Danios, Mollies and Endlers.  Mid-dwellers like Neon and Ember Tetras, Cherry Barbs, Rasboras.  Bottom dwellers like Otocinclus, Clown Loachs other Corydoras.  They can be fin nippers, so avoid long fin tetras, Bettas, Dwarf shrimp and snails

Notes

Zebra loach are peaceful community fish. Do well with fish their size or smaller.  They need a lot of room to graze the bottom of the tank, so provide a minimum of 30 gallons or more.  

Corydoras eques

Characteristics:

Max Size: 2 1/2″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 72 – 78

PH: 6.5 – 7.3

dGH: 4 - 12

dKH: 3 – 7

Tank Size: 20 gal

Grouping: 6 or more

Tank Mates

Dwarf Corydoras are great tank mates with most shrimp species!

They're also great with Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Hatchetfish, Mollies, Dwarf Gourami, Angelfish, Guppies, Loaches and Otocinclus

Notes

Smooth sand or gravel substrate preferred.  They're not solely algae eaters, so provide wafers and other foods as well.  Careful with aggressive fish eaters as they may not get enough nutrition at the bottom of tank.

Corydoras arcuatus

Characteristics:

Max Size: 2.5″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 72 – 78

PH: 6.5 – 7.3

dGH: 4 - 12

dKH: 3 – 7

Tank Size: 20 gal

Grouping: 6 or more

Tank Mates

Dwarf Corydoras are great tank mates with most shrimp species.

They're also great with Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Hatchetfish, Mollies, Dwarf Gourami, Angelfish, Guppies, Loaches and Otocinclus

Notes

Smooth sand or gravel substrate preferred.  They're not solely algae eaters, so provide wafers and other foods as well.  Careful with aggressive fish eaters as they may not get enough nutrition at the bottom of tank.

Corydoras julii

Characteristics:

Max Size: 2 1/2″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 72 – 78

PH: 6.5 – 7.3

dGH: 4 - 12

dKH: 3 – 7

Tank Size: 20 gal

Grouping: 6 or more

Tank Mates

Dwarf Corydoras are great tank mates with most shrimp species!

They're also great with Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Hatchetfish, Mollies, Dwarf Gourami, Angelfish, Guppies, Loaches and Otocinclus

Notes

Julii Corydora are often confused with Leopard Corydoras.  The difference is that Julii will have spots on the front part of their head, while Leopard will continue the same body pattern.

Provide Smooth sand or gravel substrate preferred.  They're not solely algae eaters, so provide wafers and other foods as well.  Careful with aggressive fish eaters as they may not get enough nutrition at the bottom of tank.

Corydoras splendens

Characteristics:

Max Size: 2 1/2″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 72 – 78

PH: 6.5 – 7.3

dGH: 4 - 12

dKH: 3 – 7

Tank Size: 20 gal

Grouping: 6 or more

Tank Mates

Dwarf Corydoras are great tank mates with most shrimp species!

They're also great with Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Hatchetfish, Mollies, Dwarf Gourami, Angelfish, Guppies, Loaches and Otocinclus

Notes

Smooth sand or gravel substrate preferred.  They're not solely algae eaters, so provide wafers and other foods as well.  Careful with aggressive fish eaters as they may not get enough nutrition at the bottom of tank.

Corydoras paleatus

Characteristics:

Max Size: 1 1/2″

Care Level: Easy

Behavior: Peaceful

Dwelling: Bottom of tank

Diet: Omnivore

Water Movement: Slow Moving

Parameters

Temperature: 72 – 78

PH: 6.5 – 7.3

dGH: 4 - 12

dKH: 3 – 7

Tank Size: 20 gal

Grouping: 6 or more

Tank Mates

Dwarf Corydoras are great tank mates with most shrimp species!

They're also great with Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Hatchetfish, Mollies, Dwarf Gourami, Angelfish, Guppies, Loaches and Otocinclus

Notes

Smooth sand or gravel substrate preferred.  They're not solely algae eaters, so provide wafers and other foods as well.  Careful with aggressive fish eaters as they may not get enough nutrition at the bottom of tank.

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