Difficulty - Intermediate
Latin Name: Botia lohachata
Common Names: Yoyo or Pakistani loach
Adult full size: 6”
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
Water Parameters: Neutral, good waterflow
Safe for Planted Tanks: Yes
Foods: Sinking shrimp pellets, bloodworms
This is unique species belonging to the botia genus has four pairs of barbels. They are great energetic scavengers that will eat snails, but also should not be kept with small crustaceans (shrimp). They can be a little nippy with slow or small fish, but are generally docile when kept in groups.
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