Tiger botia

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Original source: Flickr Author Vlad Butsky from San Jose, CA, USA
Author: Vlad Butsky from San Jose, CA, USA

The Tiger botia lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 6.5, dH range: 5 environment.

The Tiger Botia Loach is a bottom-dweller that originates from the streams and rivers of Asia. The body of this Botia Loach is silver in coloration with a brown or green tone. More

the two tiger botia appear to have scared the bejeezus out of the nuisance snails in my smaller fishtank. I'm not seeing many of the mid-sized snails, anymore. More

The Tiger Botia Loach is an active scavenger that is a semi-aggressive fish that enjoys the company of its own species, or other semi-aggressive fish. It will school with others of the same age and size. More

I've introduced two tiger botia into the smaller fishtank in hopes that they will devour the burgeoning hordes of Malaysian trumpet snails - a nuisance species. I counted about 30 of them on the surface the other night. More

Botia, Skunk Botia, Mini Roseta Botia, Tiger Botia, Lemon Tail Loach, Yellow Tail Blue Botia, Indian Sand Loach Details of Tropical Fish loach fish More

Originally written as "The Tiger Botias of the Hymenophysa Group" by Kamphol Udomritthiruj. More

Freshwater Fish, species of fish, Tiger Botia, Types Of Fish * Speak Your Mind Tell us what you're thinking... More

This is one of the Tiger Botias and in my experience, the most vicious of them all. This fish will happily attack anything, especially smaller fishes so it is definitely not for the community tank. More

humane aspects of doing this, but my tiger botia is absolutely thriving after a couple of weeks of putting in a dozen or so of these per week. More

Common names

Cá Heo s?c in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Heo sọc in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Pa kheo kai in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa kheo kai in Laotian
Pba moo mun in Laotian
Seepranuoliainen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sekavka tygrovaná in Czech (česky)
Tiger botia in English
Tigerschmerle in German (Deutsch)
Trey kanchrouk in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kanchrouk chhnoht in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kanchrut in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cobitidae
Genus : Syncrossus
Species : Syncrossus helodes
Authority : Sauvage, 1876