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These little buddies are natural scavengers, eating up all sorts of things to keep your aquarium clean, and with an average lifespan of 10 years, you'll be enjoying their company for a very long time.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFor whom is the Black Kuhli Loach suited?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThese small fish may seem like an attractive addition to any aquarium due to their size and natural tendency to clean up the waste floating around in your aquarium without creating much themselves, but taking care of them is more complicated than you might expect. These fish have no scales and are somewhat prone to disease, so we recommend that you have some experience in caring for scale-less fish if you're planning on getting them.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat are they like?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eBlack \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKuhli Loach\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis a real night owl. They are active mainly at night and can peacefully co-exist with most other fish. During the night, they will look for food that sunk to the bottom of the aquarium. On top of that, their natural curiosity will drive them to explore any crevices and caves that might be around in their habitat.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe ideal conditions for the Black Kuhli Loach\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDespite the fact that these fish are scavengers, they still require a relatively clean, well-oxygenated tank. They highly prefer a soft substrate, as it makes searching for food more manageable, so sand or fine gravel would be best. The water should be soft, slightly acidic, and at a temperature of 73 – 86 °F, as these are tropical fish. Further, you should make sure that there is moderate lighting in their habitat.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePlease Note: All fish\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eshipments\u003c\/span\u003e have a\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\" title=\"100% Live Arrival Guarantee\" target=\"_blank\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e100% Live Arrival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGuarantee\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewhen shipping with the Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOur Tank Parameters:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6.5 to 7.1\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eGh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8 to 12\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e 2 to 4\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTemp:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70 to 80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTank Recommendations:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRock:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e Smooth rock (round in shape)\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eLeaves: \u003c\/strong\u003eIndian Almond or Guava\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCones:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e Alder, Giant Alder, Birch or Casuarina \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePlants: \u003c\/strong\u003eJava Ferns, Anubias, Sagittaria, Cryptocoryne\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2022-03-04T13:04:14-05:00","created_at":"2022-02-23T14:30:22-05:00","vendor":"Fish","type":"Fish","tags":["loach"],"price":499,"price_min":499,"price_max":499,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":39563997118566,"title":"Import \/ 1 Fish","option1":"Import","option2":"1 Fish","option3":null,"sku":"BOTTOM","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Black Kuhlii Loach - Import \/ 1 Fish","public_title":"Import \/ 1 Fish","options":["Import","1 Fish"],"price":499,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":121,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/BlackKuhliiLoach.jpg?v=1646416853"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/BlackKuhliiLoach.jpg?v=1646416853","options":["Origin","Quantity"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":21004937592934,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"width":700,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/BlackKuhliiLoach.jpg?v=1646416853"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/BlackKuhliiLoach.jpg?v=1646416853","width":700}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eBlack \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKuhli Loach\u003c\/strong\u003e, also known as\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e Pangio semicinctus \u003c\/span\u003eby its scientific name, is a fantastic freshwater fish for those looking for a peaceful addition to their aquarium. These little buddies are natural scavengers, eating up all sorts of things to keep your aquarium clean, and with an average lifespan of 10 years, you'll be enjoying their company for a very long time.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFor whom is the Black Kuhli Loach suited?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThese small fish may seem like an attractive addition to any aquarium due to their size and natural tendency to clean up the waste floating around in your aquarium without creating much themselves, but taking care of them is more complicated than you might expect. These fish have no scales and are somewhat prone to disease, so we recommend that you have some experience in caring for scale-less fish if you're planning on getting them.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat are they like?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eBlack \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKuhli Loach\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis a real night owl. They are active mainly at night and can peacefully co-exist with most other fish. During the night, they will look for food that sunk to the bottom of the aquarium. On top of that, their natural curiosity will drive them to explore any crevices and caves that might be around in their habitat.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe ideal conditions for the Black Kuhli Loach\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDespite the fact that these fish are scavengers, they still require a relatively clean, well-oxygenated tank. They highly prefer a soft substrate, as it makes searching for food more manageable, so sand or fine gravel would be best. The water should be soft, slightly acidic, and at a temperature of 73 – 86 °F, as these are tropical fish. 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Black Kuhlii Loach

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Product Description

The Black Kuhli Loach, also known as Pangio semicinctus by its scientific name, is a fantastic freshwater fish for those looking for a peaceful addition to their aquarium. These little buddies are natural scavengers, eating up all sorts of things to keep your aquarium clean, and with an average lifespan of 10 years, you'll be enjoying their company for a very long time.

For whom is the Black Kuhli Loach suited?

These small fish may seem like an attractive addition to any aquarium due to their size and natural tendency to clean up the waste floating around in your aquarium without creating much themselves, but taking care of them is more complicated than you might expect. These fish have no scales and are somewhat prone to disease, so we recommend that you have some experience in caring for scale-less fish if you're planning on getting them.

What are they like?

The Black Kuhli Loach is a real night owl. They are active mainly at night and can peacefully co-exist with most other fish. During the night, they will look for food that sunk to the bottom of the aquarium. On top of that, their natural curiosity will drive them to explore any crevices and caves that might be around in their habitat.

The ideal conditions for the Black Kuhli Loach

Despite the fact that these fish are scavengers, they still require a relatively clean, well-oxygenated tank. They highly prefer a soft substrate, as it makes searching for food more manageable, so sand or fine gravel would be best. The water should be soft, slightly acidic, and at a temperature of 73 – 86 °F, as these are tropical fish. Further, you should make sure that there is moderate lighting in their habitat.

Please Note: All fish shipments have a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee when shipping with the Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. 

Our Tank Parameters:

  • Ph: 6.5 to 7.1
  • Gh: 8 to 12
  • Kh:  2 to 4
  • Temp: 70 to 80

    Tank Recommendations:

    • Rock: Smooth rock (round in shape)
    • Leaves: Indian Almond or Guava
    • Cones: Alder, Giant Alder, Birch or Casuarina 
    • Plants: Java Ferns, Anubias, Sagittaria, Cryptocoryne

    Customer Reviews

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    Ginger Coates
    Loach love

    Love these! Super cute little clean up crew.

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    Jacob Harris
    ‘Kuhl’ Fish

    My order of Kuhli Loaches arrived alive and healthy, and have acclimated well to life in my aquarium. They only make the rare appearance during the day and are quite skittish, but when they do come out of hiding they are a real treat to watch. The substrate in my tank is pea river gravel and I have been amazed at how easily and quickly they can burrow through it. I have observed one burrowing down on one side of a clump of micro sword and popping up on the opposite side nearly as soon as it disappeared from view. That said, they do sometimes uproot plants, so bear that in mind if it is a concern to you. These fish will eat practically anything you feed the other inhabitants of the tank, including algae wafers, and seem to have very big appetites. They do appear to have a high growth rate, which may contribute to their healthy appetite, so idk if that is true of mature specimens. Overall I am very pleased with these fish and the job they do cleaning up whatever food makes it to the substrate.

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    Elizabeth Moskowitz
    Kuhlii loach

    Love my black kuhlii loaches. They and other fish I ordered came last Friday and were and continue to be super healthy and robust eaters. So pleased with my purchase!

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