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  • Silver Flying Fox

    Crossocheilus reticulatus

    Also known as Silver Algae Eater, Reticulated Siamese Algae Eater or Beard Algae Eater.
    It is very popular with aquarists as a brush algae eater.

    Related to Cypriniformes, Carp, Labeoninae
    Habitat Oxygen-rich, clear and cool streams and rivers especially in the Mekong Delta
    Mode of life In shoals
    Diet Algae and other plants
    Body length up to 17 cm
    Commerce Aquaristics
    Population trend Unknown


    Verbreitungskarte Netz-Pinselalgenfresser

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList