Siamese algae eater (Crossocheilus langei)

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Siamese algae eater

Crossocheilus langei

208 Litres (55 US G.)

10-12 cm (3.9-4.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.5

22.8-27.2°C (73 -81 °F)

2-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-10 years

Family

Cyprinidae






Sexing[edit | edit source]

It's not possible to visually sex this fish.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Likes to eat algae when very young, but also will eat dry flake food, bloodworm, etc. Appetite for algae is dependent upon which sub species of SAE you purchase, eg. Atrilimes, Langai, Oblongus , etc. Langai is the most coveted for algae eating in the aquarium hobby but the rarest to find in a local fish store. 95% of the time it will be Atrilimes that are sold and purchased.

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