Pseudogastromyzon cheni

The Pseudogastromyzon cheni lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 7 - 9 environment.

See: Sexing and Breeding Pseudogastromyzon cheni for details. The fish eat micro-organisms growing on the rocks and also algae. There should be bright lighting to encourage algae growth. More

Pseudogastromyzon cheni will breed regularly in aquaria if given the correct conditions. Sexing them is quite easy once you know what you're looking for. More

Pseudogastromyzon cheni A Male Pseudogastromyzon Cheni loach in full display colours. In territorial disputes the loaches will change colour making themselves pale leaving an dark line over the eye. More

Pseudogastromyzon cheni have been bred by quite a few people. Their courtship consists of the male dancing around the female, fluttering his fins. He digs a spawning pit under the edge of a rock with his tail. More

Common names

Chinesischer Flossensauger in German (Deutsch)
Marmori-imunuoliainen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Přísavka čínská in Czech (česky)
Přísavník Chenův in Czech (česky)
圆斑拟腹吸鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
圆斑拟腹吸鳅 in Unknown
圓斑擬腹吸鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
圓斑擬腹吸鰍 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Pseudogastromyzon
Species : Pseudogastromyzon cheni
Authority : Liang, 1942