Alternative to Crossocheilus siamensis


If you want a tough fish that eat algae , here's an ideal fish Crossocheilus reticulatus, like the flying fox but not kill a fly in the aquarium , if a case will put nervous, but little else.

It is native to the Mekong River and its tributaries (China )

It is a recommended minimum 80 liter aquarium fish , as it has a very fast growth coming soon at 10 inches and can reach in aquarium up to 15 cms.

It requires great care , his mouth is ready to eat algae, so all we have for them is a good diet based on green algae and plant pills background .

It's a great jumper , with this if we must be careful , any hole in a corner can be a perfect getaway, not to jump last long in our aquarium . Their life expectancy is at least 10 years, almost more than our last home aquarium ... before making an extension course.

Water parameters and ideal temperature is 20 to 28 ° C and neutral soft water with pH between 5.5 and 7.

We have different species of flying fox , we should investigate which acquired and whether or not the most appropriate for algae and mold our aquarium.