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

Asia: East Borneo.

Sexing

It's not possible to visually sex this fish.

Tank compatibility

Diet

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

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

Identification

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