Animal Stories - Zipper Loach


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The Zipper Loach has a beautiful patterning when it is young that looks just like a zipper!
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Frank M. Greco - 2006-10-27
I am maintaining a group of 8 without incident. They are highly social loaches and do no damage to each other. I would suggest keeping a minimum of 5, providing you have enough room to do so (they reach about 4.5" TL). Definitely a good loach for beginners.


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Kim DaFoe - 2013-04-28
I have 2 Zipper Loaches, the male has more of a red tint to this fins. The female is a washed out version of the male. I know I have 1 male & 1 female because, while doing my monthly deep clean , I found a Zipper Loach fry! He has gone back into hiding so I'm not sure if there are others.

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-04-28
    That is so cool! I hope you see more and that they are able to grow up:)
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sharhin islam 2005oct10 - 2005-10-19
I love this fish. they are really big, but very diffucult to keep.

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