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Botia striata

Botia striata
Zebra Loach
The zebra loach, Botia striata, is a small freshwater fish native to Southern India. The maximum size is about 8 cm. 
Zebra loaches are peaceful fish suitable to community aquarium tanks. However, being bottom feeder, they may show some aggression against other smaller bottom feeders. Therefore, small corydoras are not suggested as a tankmate. They should be kept in group of at least five, any less and they will become stressed. They require some caves to hide during most of daylight. B. striata will accept a wide variety of fish foods, including live food such as blackworms, snails and small shrimps, and most commercial brands of sinking fish foods.
This species is shy, and will spend much of its time hiding away. Also rarely, during times of stress it has been seen to attack smaller fish such as tetras.