This is a true Siamese Algae Eater and is a beautiful and peaceful fish that is a supreme algae eater. It is one of the only fish that will eat Black Brush, Red or Beard Algae.
Species – Silver Siamese Algae Eater – Crossocheilus reticulatus
Current Size – 5cm
Adult Length – 13cm
Temperature Range – 20 – 26°C
pH Range – 6.0 – 7.8
Special Requirements - Make sure you have a tight fitting lid as these fish are known for jumping out!
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – They are suitable for a community take and are less territorial that the similar looking flying fox.
Feeding – They are mainly herbivores and so should be fed a diet that is high in plant and algae matter.
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.