Schistura mahnerti

Other common names for this fish include the Burmese-border sand loach and red-tail sand loach.

The Schistura mahnerti lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Schistura mahnerti is a species of tropical freshwater fish of the family Balitoridae and subfamily Nemacheilidae. It comes from the fast-flowing streams of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma). S. More

Care: Schistura mahnerti is a territorial loach like many other Schistura species. Sufficient territories/shelters should be in place if keeping more than one specimen. These loaches are often nippy when defending their particular areas. More

Common names

Mřenka Mahnertova in Czech (česky)
馬氏南鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
马氏南鳅 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Schistura
Species : Schistura mahnerti
Authority : Kottelat, 1990