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The term "Polka Dot Loach" is commonly associated with the Botia kubotai, also known as the Polka Dot or Polka-Dot Botia Loach. Here are some details:



  • Average Size: 4-6 inches
  • Lifespan: 8-10 years



  • Elongated body with distinct polka dot patterns along the sides.
  • Typically, a yellowish-orange body color with dark brown to black dots.



  • Native to the Mae Klong and Mekong River basins in Thailand.



  • Social and does well in groups.
  • Active and enjoys exploring the aquarium.


Tank Size:

  • Suitable for a moderately-sized aquarium. A tank of at least 30 gallons is recommended.


Care Level:

  • Moderate.
  • Requires good water quality and regular maintenance.



  • Omnivorous. Enjoys a varied diet, including high-quality pellets, live or frozen foods.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Temperature: 75-82°F
  • Hardness: 5-15 dGH



  • Provide hiding spots, caves, and driftwood for exploration.
  • Compatible with other peaceful community fish.


Disclaimer: "Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values or specific care requirements, 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."

Polka Dot Loach

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