Hill stream Loaches?

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So I recently came across a video of hill stream loaches. They are cold water fish, and stay pretty small. Could I keep a few with my lotl? They look super cool and it would be a fun addition to the tank
 

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As I understand it, hillstream loaches require a very strong current, so I would be concerned that they wouldn’t do well in a still axolotl tank. I did a bit of research on them for a high current river tank I had planned, but haven’t actually kept them, though. If anyone has had experience with them, hopefully they can give you more solid information.
 

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As I understand it, hillstream loaches require a very strong current, so I would be concerned that they wouldn’t do well in a still axolotl tank. I did a bit of research on them for a high current river tank I had planned, but haven’t actually kept them, though. If anyone has had experience with them, hopefully they can give you more solid information.
Yes, I’ve seen some in mostly still tanks but, have read that more current is better.
 
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