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Borneo Butterfly Loach

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Borneo Butterfly Loach Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A spacious aquarium of at least 30 gallons is recommended for a group of Borneo Butterfly Loaches.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide ample hiding spots with rocks, caves, and driftwood.
    • Use a fine substrate to mimic their natural habitat.
    • Maintain a well-filtered aquarium with moderate water flow.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; offer high-quality sinking pellets, flakes, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Peaceful community fish; suitable for a community tank with other non-aggressive species.
    • Avoid keeping with larger or aggressive tank mates.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • Borneo Butterfly Loaches are known for their playful and social behavior.
    • They may rest in groups or explore the tank during the day.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other small, peaceful fish.
    • Keep them in groups of three or more for social interactions.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Borneo Butterfly Loaches in captivity is challenging and not well-documented.
    • Provide suitable conditions with hiding spots for potential breeding behavior.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Creating a well-decorated and appropriately maintained aquarium will allow you to appreciate the unique characteristics and vibrant colors of Borneo Butterfly Loaches.