Stone Loach (Barbatula barbatula)

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Stone Loach

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Stone Loach

Barbatula barbatula

170 Litres (45 US G.)

19-21 cm (7.5-8.3")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.7

18 -23 °C (64.4-73.4°F)

10-15 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-7 years

Family

Nemacheilidae





Additional names

Stone Loach

Additional scientific names

Barbatula barbatula caucasica, Barbatula barbatulus, Barbatula oreas, Cobitis barbatula, Cobitis barbatula parisiensis, Cobitis barbatula pictava, Cobitis barbatula pironae, Cobitis furstenbergii, Cobitis variabilis, Nemacheilus barbatulus, Nemacheilus barbatulus anglicana, Nemacheilus barbatulus barbatulus, Nemacheilus barbatulus blackiana, Nemacheilus barbatulus caucasicus, Nemacheilus barbatulus erythrinna, Nemacheilus sibiricus, Nemachilus barbatulus, Nemachilus barbatulus caucasicus, Nemachilus barbatulus vardarensis, Noemacheilus barbatulus, Noemacheilus barbatulus hispanica, Noemacheilus barbulatus, Orthrias barbatulus, Orthrias oreas


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Prefers a gravel substrate with large river rock décor and fast flowing well oxygenated water. Sensitive to water conditions, mature tanks only.

Behaviour

Identification

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