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Reticulated Hillstream Loach

Sewellia lineolata


Curious looking little loach, they eat detritus and algae from the tank. I have three in a well planted tank but they are so exotic looking that I decided to post them.


Fast flowing streams of Asia, they have adapted to grab hold of rocks in these streams and hang on. They eat the algae that grows on the rocks.

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tibiprada 7 years ago

Uh ! love it .

Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

Haha thanks. They were so unusual and unique that I had to post them. I'm trying to get 3 more to move them to a stram like aquarium and see if they will breed.

Draezeth 7 years ago

Wow, what interesting creatures! Thanks for uploading these

Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

thanks, I've wanted these for such a long time that when I found them I had to have them, I'm building them a fast flowing tank with power heads to make the current so it seems more like their natural environment.

KarenSaxton 7 years ago

very cool! Makes me want to have aquaria again

Brian Muñiz
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Brian Muñiz

Juan Alonso, Puerto Rico, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 27, 2013

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