This is a
small family of only three genera, Amblyceps,
Liobagrus and Xiurenbagrus
which are very rarely imported for
the aquarium trade. These three genera
are found in Southern Asia, China, Taiwan
and Japan. Resembles the loaches in their
body shape and also possess 4 pairs of
barbels with the nasal barbels being very
Not very easy to keep as they do prefer
fast flowing water, so would need
this criteria in the aquarium to survive.
Commonly known as "Hillstream Catfishes"