lown Loach are very active freshwater tropical fish. The Clown Loach is not an aggressive fish, but may bother other fish with its non-stop energy. These fish love to swim, and do best with a group of three to five other fish. A large tank with plenty of swimming room and plants for hiding is recommended. The clown loach is described as long and being laterally compressed. The clown loach is an orange fish with a black face and two other black, lateral stripes. The clown fish’s fins may also be striped as well. Don’t be alarmed if you see your clown loach laying on his or her back. Your fish is not dead! It is in their nature to do this. It can also make a distinct clicking sound. It is suggested to use soft flooring too. Clown loaches use their nose to poke around their environment. These fish thrive in a dimly lit tank at about 78-82 degrees Fahrenheit. Clown loaches do best when a variety of food is offered to them, but usually pellet food and flake food are a must. It is rare to have clown loaches breed in an aquarium.