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Green Zebra Loach

Original price $24.99 - Original price $29.99
Original price
$24.99 - $29.99
Current price $29.99
Size: Large

Green Zebra Hillstream Loach (Sewellia lineolata)


The Green Zebra Hillstream Loach, Sewellia lineolata, is a unique and visually striking freshwater fish native to fast-flowing streams in Asia. This species is highly sought after for its distinctive green and black zebra-like stripes, coupled with its fascinating morphology adapted for life in fast currents. Ideal for aquarists looking to replicate a riverine biotope, the Green Zebra Hillstream Loach not only adds beauty but also contributes to the ecosystem by grazing on algae.


  • Striking green and black zebra stripes, offering a captivating visual contrast
  • Flattened body and large fins, perfectly adapted for clinging onto rocks in fast currents
  • Peaceful and sociable with other species, making it a great community tank member
  • Efficient algae grazer, helping to maintain clean aquarium surfaces

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 20 gallons, with a preference for tanks that mimic their natural habitat with strong water flow and oxygenation
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.5, with temperatures between 20-26°C (68-79°F)
  • Substrate: A mix of smooth rocks and gravel to allow for natural grazing behavior
  • Diet: Primarily herbivorous; ensure a diet rich in algae and vegetable-based foods, supplemented with occasional protein sources
  • Compatibility: Best kept with small to medium-sized, peaceful fish. Avoid large or aggressive species that may outcompete them for food or territory