2x Hillstream Loach
Common name: Hillstream Loach
Latin name: Pseudogastromyzon myersi
Maximum size: 5-6cm
Water chemistry: pH: 6.5-8.0; Hardness: soft to medium hard (dH: 5-12); Temperature: 18-24 C
Origin: Hong Kong, Kwongtung Province & Guangdong Province, China.
Diet: Will take good quality flake (such as Nutrafin Max Spirulina Algae Flakes), sinking pellets, algae wafers and occasionally frozen bloodworms, blanched spinach, kale and other vegetables.
Inhabits fast flowing streams and grazes on algae growth covering boulders & rocks. Aquarium must duplicate these environmental conditions, as fish have very high oxygen requirements.
|Livestock Type||Algae Eaters|