Common Names: Horsefaced Loaches.
Scientific name: Acantopsis dialuzona.
Origin: Southeastern Asia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java; occurs in fresh water only.
Maximum Size: 8"
Care: A large Loach that requires a fine, soft substrate to bury in. Provide plenty of hiding places if you want to see it above ground. Can and will jump so be sure to provide a good lid with no gaps. Another socail fish that does best in groups. A peacefuly Loach that can live peacefully in most community tanks with peacefull occupants.
Feeding: Accepts most foods prefering frozen and live foods.
Sexing and Breeding: Little is known about breeding.
Comments: A wonderful Loach with an inquisitive nature. However, they are rarely seen but you can consider it more of an 'event' when you see the fish poking out above the substrate.