Cream loach

Despite being seen frequently in the aquarium trade, it is a very aggressive fish and not suitable for community aquarium tanks.

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The Cream loach lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

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1885) - Cream Loach Yasuhikotakia nigrolineata (Kottelat & Chu, 1987) Yasuhikotakia pulchripinnis (Paysan, 1970) Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki (Klausewitz, 1959) - Chained Loach Yasuhikotakia splendida (Roberts, 1995) Yasumatsuia Yatala Roewer, 1942 Yatala hirsti Roewer, 1942 Yatesula Syd. & P.Syd. Yatesula calami Syd. & P. Syd. More

Also known as the Cream Loach or Mouse Loach, this is a great fish to group – either with its own species or with other similar Loaches. More

Common names

Aalstrich-Prachtschmerle in German (Deutsch)
Aalstrichschmerle in German (Deutsch)
Cream loach in English
Hora's loach in English
Hora's Schmerle in German (Deutsch)
Horae in English
Horas Schmerle in German (Deutsch)
Kaarinuoliainen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mausschmerle in German (Deutsch)
Mouse loach in English
Musebotia in Danish (dansk)
Skunk botia in English
Skunk loach in English
Skunkbotia in Norwegian (Norsk)
Trey kanchrouk in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
穆尔沙鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
莫爾沙鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
霍氏沙鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
霍氏沙鳅 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cobitidae
Genus : Yasuhikotakia
Species : Yasuhikotakia morleti
Authority : Tirant, 1885