Clown loach

My name is well desserved !

about Clown loach

Scientific name :

Chromobotia macracanthus

Common name :

Clown loach

Native to :

Indonesian fresh water, mainly Sumatra, Borneo and Thailand

Size :

15 to 30 cm

Protection status :


Lifespan :

10 to 20 years

Diet :

Omnivorous, it favor freshwater snail.

Reproduction :

Reprocution in capivity is hard. It a fish that lay eggs on open substrate.

Characteristics :

This very playfull fish is well named, it often has strange behaviors, like playing dead.

Location in the Tropicale Reserve :

In the first pool of the python pit.

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