The Clown Loach originates from Sumatra and Borneo, Indonesia
A shy but very popular fish with both the novice and experienced fish keeper. Best kept in groups of 3 or more to keep them happy. NOT reccomended to keep with snails or shrimps as they may eat them.
Ideal water conditions are acidic to medium alkaline, soft to medium water. This fish can be prone to white spot, so is best kept in a mature tank with a temperature of at least 25. Can be sensitive to some treatments, always check the label before using any medication. These eat a sinking pellets and flake with Shrimp.