{"id":4673557528678,"title":"Siamese Algae Eater","handle":"siamese-flying-fox","description":"\u003cp\u003eThe siamese flying fox, \u003cem\u003eCrossocheilus reticulatus\u003c\/em\u003e, is a unique fish to add to your aquarium due to its very active habits and unmatched love of various aquarium algae, including but not limited to black beard algae. It is recommended that these fish be kept in a group of at least 5 to 6, when adult size to spread out aggression. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThese fish are a great beginner fish due to its acceptance of a wide variety of water parameters and ability to handle lower temperatures. It is not uncommon for these fish to jump so a tank with a lid is highly recommended. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlease Note: All fish\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 10.05px;\"\u003eshipments\u003c\/span\u003e have a\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"100% Live Arrival Guarantee\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e100% Live Arrival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGuarantee\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewhen shipping with Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Flying Fox can reach a max size of 7 inches and is a great community fish in a well established tank with peaceful fish. And is plant safe. It should be kept in slightly larger tanks size of 40 gallons or more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Flying Fox consumes many natural food sources but will accept prepared foods with lots of vegetable matter such as kelp wafers. It is good practice to provide fresh cut vegetables such as cucumber and zucchini. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003eOur Tank Parameters\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh: \u003c\/strong\u003e6 to 7.5\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh: \u003c\/strong\u003e8 to 16\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e4 to 10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS: \u003c\/strong\u003e180 to 250\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp: \u003c\/strong\u003e61 to 75\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003eTank Recommendations\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLeaves: \u003c\/strong\u003eIndian Almond or Guava\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWood: \u003c\/strong\u003eMopani or Malaysian\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eCones: \u003c\/strong\u003eAlder Cones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlants:\u003c\/strong\u003e Anubias, Java Fern, Amazon Swords\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2020-03-19T16:41:58-04:00","created_at":"2020-03-11T16:18:57-04:00","vendor":"BeautifulAquatics","type":"Fish","tags":["nano","other","soft water"],"price":399,"price_min":399,"price_max":2999,"available":false,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31495156629606,"title":"Imported \/ 1 Fish","option1":"Imported","option2":"1 Fish","option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Siamese Algae Eater - Imported \/ 1 Fish","public_title":"Imported \/ 1 Fish","options":["Imported","1 Fish"],"price":399,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""},{"id":31495156662374,"title":"Imported \/ 5 Fish","option1":"Imported","option2":"5 Fish","option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Siamese Algae Eater - Imported \/ 5 Fish","public_title":"Imported \/ 5 Fish","options":["Imported","5 Fish"],"price":1899,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""},{"id":31495156695142,"title":"Imported \/ 10 Fish","option1":"Imported","option2":"10 Fish","option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Siamese Algae Eater - Imported \/ 10 Fish","public_title":"Imported \/ 10 Fish","options":["Imported","10 Fish"],"price":2999,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_3.jpg?v=1584586572","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_2.jpg?v=1584586572"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_3.jpg?v=1584586572","options":["Origin","Quantity"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":6443933565030,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"width":700,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_3.jpg?v=1584586572"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_3.jpg?v=1584586572","width":700},{"alt":null,"id":6443933597798,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"width":700,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_2.jpg?v=1584586572"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":700,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2046\/4839\/products\/FlyingFox_2.jpg?v=1584586572","width":700}],"content":"\u003cp\u003eThe siamese flying fox, \u003cem\u003eCrossocheilus reticulatus\u003c\/em\u003e, is a unique fish to add to your aquarium due to its very active habits and unmatched love of various aquarium algae, including but not limited to black beard algae. It is recommended that these fish be kept in a group of at least 5 to 6, when adult size to spread out aggression. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThese fish are a great beginner fish due to its acceptance of a wide variety of water parameters and ability to handle lower temperatures. It is not uncommon for these fish to jump so a tank with a lid is highly recommended. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlease Note: All fish\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 10.05px;\"\u003eshipments\u003c\/span\u003e have a\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/flipaquatics.com\/pages\/dead-on-arrival-d-o-a-policy\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"100% Live Arrival Guarantee\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e100% Live Arrival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGuarantee\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ewhen shipping with Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Flying Fox can reach a max size of 7 inches and is a great community fish in a well established tank with peaceful fish. And is plant safe. It should be kept in slightly larger tanks size of 40 gallons or more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Flying Fox consumes many natural food sources but will accept prepared foods with lots of vegetable matter such as kelp wafers. It is good practice to provide fresh cut vegetables such as cucumber and zucchini. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003eOur Tank Parameters\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh: \u003c\/strong\u003e6 to 7.5\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh: \u003c\/strong\u003e8 to 16\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e4 to 10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS: \u003c\/strong\u003e180 to 250\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp: \u003c\/strong\u003e61 to 75\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cu\u003eTank Recommendations\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLeaves: \u003c\/strong\u003eIndian Almond or Guava\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWood: \u003c\/strong\u003eMopani or Malaysian\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eCones: \u003c\/strong\u003eAlder Cones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlants:\u003c\/strong\u003e Anubias, Java Fern, Amazon Swords\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}

Siamese Algae Eater

Product Description

The siamese flying fox, Crossocheilus reticulatus, is a unique fish to add to your aquarium due to its very active habits and unmatched love of various aquarium algae, including but not limited to black beard algae. It is recommended that these fish be kept in a group of at least 5 to 6, when adult size to spread out aggression. 

These fish are a great beginner fish due to its acceptance of a wide variety of water parameters and ability to handle lower temperatures. It is not uncommon for these fish to jump so a tank with a lid is highly recommended. 

Please Note: All fish shipments have a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee when shipping with Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. 

The Flying Fox can reach a max size of 7 inches and is a great community fish in a well established tank with peaceful fish. And is plant safe. It should be kept in slightly larger tanks size of 40 gallons or more.

The Flying Fox consumes many natural food sources but will accept prepared foods with lots of vegetable matter such as kelp wafers. It is good practice to provide fresh cut vegetables such as cucumber and zucchini. 

Our Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 6 to 7.5
  • Gh: 8 to 16
  • Kh: 4 to 10
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 61 to 75

Tank Recommendations

  • Leaves: Indian Almond or Guava
  • Wood: Mopani or Malaysian
  • Cones: Alder Cones
  • Plants: Anubias, Java Fern, Amazon Swords
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Healthy algae eaters
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Very healthy and thriving!

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