What Kind Of Fish?

  1. Bradley Moles

    Bradley Moles Valued Member Member

    I believe it was advertised as “golden zebra loach” but I’m not to sure that that’s true. Can anyone tell me exactly what it is and how long it will get?
     

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  2. DuaneV

    DuaneV Well Known Member Member

    Looks like a Gold Zebra Loach to me, but Im no loach expert.
     
  3. Seth15

    Seth15 Valued Member Member

    I believe it is a yo-yo loach.
     
  4. OP
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    Bradley Moles

    Bradley Moles Valued Member Member

    Yes after further research I think it is a gold zebra loah aka botia histrionica. It’s not a yoyo though because they say “yoyo” down their side.
     
  5. chromedome52

    chromedome52 Fishlore VIP Member

    It is a very young fish and its pattern will change over time. It looks to me like the top of all the bars are split, which is a Yoyo. I can find no images of Golden Zebra where the tops of the bars are split like that, theirs tend to split in the middle first. Both species are quite variable in pattern; not all Yoyos have perfect "Y" markings.
     
  6. CloudTheFluffy

    CloudTheFluffy Valued Member Member

    That looks like a young yo-yo loach. They get kinda big so I would do some research on them.