Scientific name: Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)
Common name: White-nosed Loach, Round-tailed Loach
Synonyms: Cobitis rotundicaudata, Iksookimia rotundicaudata
Distribution: South Korea
Sexual Dimorphism: Not known
Maximum size: 6.75 inches (17cm)
Similar to: Other Cobitis
Care: Found on pebbly bottom of slow-flowing shallow streams. The aquarium should aim to match these conditions with good filtration and some flow. A sandy area should be provided for digging purposes. Subdued lighting.
Feeding: Feeds on insects in wild. Will eat most proprietary aquarium foods, supplemented live and frozen foods.
Water parameters: pH: 7.0 - 7.7. Hardness: Medium. Max dh: 12
Temperature: 64.4- 72ºF (18-22 °C)
Breeding: Not bred in aquaria
Lives in streams that have heavy weed cover.
Unlikely to have entered the ornamental fish trade, but might arrive as a contaminant with other species.
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