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Iksookimia longicorpa

by Mark in Vancouver last modified Nov 15, 2006 12:01 AM


Iksookimia longicorpaScientific name: Iksookimia longicorpa (Kim, Choi & Nalbant, 1976)

Common name: None

Synonyms: Cobitis longicorpus, Iksookimia longicorpus

Distribution: South Korea

Sexual Dimorphism: Not known

Maximum size: 4.25 inches (11cm)

Similar to: Other Cobitis

Care: Lives in slow-moving waters over sandy substrates. The aquarium should aim to match these conditions with good filtration and some flow. Subdued lighting.

Feeding: Should eat most proprietry 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


Very little information is available on this beautifully marked loach.

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