Spotted Hillstream Loach Sewellia lineolata

Spotted Hillstream Loach
Spotted Hillstream Loach with Red-cheeked Goby
Spotted Hillstream Loach with Red-cheeked Goby
The Spotted Hillstream Loach, also called Gold Ring Hillstream Loach (since many hillstream loaches are spotted), is native to Vietnam, Cambodia and China. They grow to some 6 cm long.
Spotted Hillstream Loach
Spotted Hillstream Loach
Spotted Hillstream Loach
Their body forms a suction cup to adhere to rocks in fast-flowing streams. Diet is algae from the rocks. Males perform fluttering displays to court females.