Black-lobe Algae Eater (Crossocheilus nigriloba)

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Black-lobe Algae Eater

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Black-lobe Algae Eater

Crossocheilus nigriloba

208 Litres (55 US G.)

10-13.9 cm (3.9-5.5")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

22 -26 °C (71.6-78.8°F)

2-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

Black-lobe Algae Eater, Penguin Flying Fox

Additional scientific names

Crossocheilus oblongus nigriloba


Origin[edit | edit source]

Asia: East Borneo.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

It's not possible to visually sex this fish.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Likes to eat algae when young, but soon prefers dry flake food, bloodworm, etc. However, this fish will not resolve an algae problem.

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