Black Kuhlii Loach

Latin name: (Pangio sp.)

Care Level





Red, Tan



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

50 gallons



Loaches are an interesting addition to any community aquarium. They are highly adaptable and their active behavior during the night can add a unique element to the tank. Additionally, loaches are relatively easy to care for and can provide a great sense of satisfaction for any aquarist. With proper care and maintenance, loaches can be a delightful addition to any tank for many years to come. Furthermore, they are known to be hardy fish and tend to be more tolerant of fluctuating water conditions than many other species of fish.

Fortunately, research is being conducted currently to better understand the breeding habits of the Black Kuhlii Loach. With this research, the information available to us will be greatly increased, allowing us to better understand and care for this species. I am confident that the data gathered will be of immense help to fishkeepers and aquarists alike. Additionally, I am sure that the results of this research will be well received by the scientific and aquarist communities. I am eager to see what is uncovered in the coming months.

Although it is a scavenger, Pangio semicinctus is largely carnivorous, preferring freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, as well as frozen and live foods of all types. With proper feeding and care, the Black Kuhlii Loach may eventually accept flake foods.

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