The Garra Panda is a unique freshwater fish that adds a touch of novelty to any aquarium. With its black and white striped appearance, it's hard to miss this playful species. This fish, also known as Panda Garra or Panda Loach, is a member of the Cyprinidae family and is native to Southeast Asia, including Thailand and Laos.
The Garra Panda has an average size of 2-3 inches and a maximum size of 4 inches, making it a great option for smaller tanks. It is generally peaceful, making it suitable for community tanks, but it can be territorial towards its own species. With a moderate level of care required, this fish is ideal for hobbyists who want a little bit of a challenge.
The Garra Panda is a great algae eater and will happily munch on most types of algae in your tank. It also has a unique trait of "sucking" on surfaces, which is believed to be a way of cleaning algae or debris from rocks or other aquarium décor. The diet of this fish should include a mix of algae-based flakes and pellets, along with occasional live or frozen food like brine shrimp or bloodworms.
This fish has a black and white striped pattern, giving it a panda-like appearance. Its coloration is striking, and it stands out in an aquarium. The Garra Panda is a great choice for aquarists who want a fish that adds a pop of contrast to their tank.
- Temperature: 72-78°F (22-26°C)
- pH: 6.5-7.5
- gH: 5-15
- kH: 3-10
- TDS: 100-300
Disclaimer: Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.