Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

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Roach

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Roach

Rutilus rutilus

Challenging

sg

1 - 1.005

pH

7.2 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::8 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::24 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

12-25 °d

1:3 M:F

Omnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-14 years

Family

Cyprinidae



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Additional names

Roach, Siberian Roach

Additional scientific names

Cyprinus rutilus, Leuciscus rutilus, Rutilus rutilus rutilus


Origin

Native to Northern Europe.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

An omnivorous fish, feeding on algae and invertebrates.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

This is a coldwater fish best kept in large lakes/ponds or rivers, not normally available to the pet trade rather it is fished for by the angling community.

Behaviour

Identification

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