Siamese Flying Fox Tropical Fish InformationCrossocheilus siamensis
Typical size 12cm
Max size 15cm
Tank Area Bottom, middle
Min Tank Size 90cm
Temp Min: 18℃ Max: 24℃
Feeding Sinking, frozen, live, vegetable based foods
pH Range 6-8.5
Siamese Flying Fox (Crossocheilus siamensis)
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The Siamese Flying Fox is an excellent algae eater, even eating hair and black brush algae, will not damage plants, and is peaceful enough to be kept in a community aquarium. The only drawback this fish has is that it is often confused with the Flying Fox (Epalzeorhynchus kalopterus), which is an aggressive fish that will damage plants and will not eat hair algae. Another fish, Crossocheilus oblongus, is also called Siamese Flying Fox but has a lighter, thinner body, and the two are also often mistaken for each other. The Siamese Flying Fox is an excellent aquarium fish that should be provided with well-filtered water and plenty of hiding spots and vegetation.
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