Red Tail Loach - Botia modesta

Red Tail Loach - Botia modesta

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Red Tail Loach: A Vibrant Addition to Your Freshwater Community

Introducing the Red Tail Loach, a lively and colorful species that adds vibrancy and activity to your freshwater aquarium. With its striking red tail and engaging personality, this loach variety is sure to captivate aquarists of all levels.

Key Features:

1. Striking Red Tail: Marvel at the striking red tail of the Red Tail Loach. Against a backdrop of sleek silver scales, the vibrant red tail stands out as a focal point in any aquarium, adding a pop of color and visual interest to your aquatic landscape.

2. Active and Energetic Swimmers: Admire the active and energetic swimming behavior of the Red Tail Loach. These fish are known for their playful antics and spirited movements, darting and exploring throughout the aquarium with curiosity and enthusiasm.

3. Sociable and Peaceful: Appreciate the sociable and peaceful nature of the Red Tail Loach. These loaches are excellent community fish and coexist harmoniously with a wide range of tank mates, making them an ideal choice for community aquarium setups.

4. Natural Algae Control: Benefit from the natural algae-controlling abilities of the Red Tail Loach. With their voracious appetite for algae, these fish help keep your aquarium clean and algae-free, contributing to the overall health and balance of your aquatic ecosystem.

Care Instructions:

  • Difficulty Level: Beginner. Red Tail Loaches are relatively easy to care for and suitable for aquarists of all skill levels.

  • Aquarium Size: Provide a well-filtered aquarium of at least 30 gallons to accommodate a small group of Red Tail Loaches. Ensure the tank is decorated with plenty of hiding spots, driftwood, and caves to mimic their natural habitat.

  • Feeding: Offer a varied diet consisting of high-quality sinking pellets, algae wafers, and occasional live or frozen foods such as bloodworms or brine shrimp. Supplement their diet with blanched vegetables like zucchini or cucumber.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C), pH level of 6.5-7.5, and moderate water hardness. Perform regular water changes to ensure optimal water quality.

Maximum Size: The Red Tail Loach typically reaches a maximum size of approximately 4 inches.

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