Dwarf Chain Loach / Sidthimunki Botia (Ambastia sidthimunki) – Group of 5 Fish


One of the smallest species of Botia and a longtime favorite in the aquarium hobby, the Dwarf Chain Loach or Sidthimunki Botia is a peaceful, active schooling fish ideally suited to most community or planted tanks. Originally found in river systems along the Thai/Myanmar border, they are now produced commercially for the aquarium trade. Like most Botias and Loaches, they are social fish and should be kept in groups of at least 3 to 5 specimens.

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Dwarf Chain Loach/Sidthimunki Botia (Ambastia sidthimunki) – Group of 5 Fish

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Carnivore and scavenger, will accept most frozen and prepared sinking foods
Adult Size: 2.25″
Recommended Tank Size: 15 gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful, best kept in groups

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.8 – 7.5
Temp:                     76-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm