Sewellia lineolata

6. July 2007

Sewellia lineolata belongs surely to the most attractive hillstream loaches. Their origin is the of the Mekong basin in China, Viet Nam and Cambodia. There they inhabit fast flowing water sections with rapids and riffles. In the aquarium they like it not to hot a heater is not necessary for their well-being.
As day-active insecteaters they are a real enrichment for the aficionado of East Asian fishes. (Photo F. Schäfer, Text K. Diehl)

Angaben zum Tier
Herkunft Vietnam, Kambodscha, Mekong