Aquarium fishes introduced: Siamese Algae Eater (SAE)

Common Name: Siamese Algae Eater (SAE) Scientific Name: Crossocheilus siamensis German Name: Siamesische Rüsselbarbe Family: Cyprinidae Species : Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus Habitat: South-East Asia. Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia / This bottom-dwelling fish is found in mainland of South-East Asia in the Chao Phraya, Mekong, Thade and Xe Bang Fai basins and also at Malay Peninsula. Their natural habitats are rivers, stream and also flooded forest during rainy season. Maximum Size: Will grow up to round about 6 inches (15cm) pH: They tolerate a pH between 5.5 – 8.0 but 6.0 – 7,5 is better Total Hardness: They seems to love soft … Continue reading Aquarium fishes introduced: Siamese Algae Eater (SAE)