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Yasuhikotakia morleti


Yasuhikotakia morleti
Skunk Botia
臭鼬鳅
The skunk loach, skunk botia or Hora's loach, Yasuhikotakia morleti (syn. Botia morleti, Botia horae, Botia modesta), is a freshwater tropical fish found in the Mekong River and various rivers in Thailand. It feeds on live crustaceans, insects, snails and other invertebrates
espite being seen frequently in the aquarium trade, it is a very aggressive fish and not suitable for community aquarium tanks. Other smaller fish and bottom feeders in the tank may be attacked or killed. Suitable tank mates for the skunk botia include larger cichlid species. Caves should be provided as hiding places.

性别区分:成年雌性腹部变圆。
饲养:柔软底砂,沉木,岩石洞,要提供足够多的藏身所。清洁,高含氧量的水。
喂养:鼠鱼饲料。冰冻红虫,丰年虾,水蚤。野外食物为软体动物,尤其喜欢蜗牛。
繁殖:不能在水族箱中繁殖。
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