Chinese Algae Eater - Gyrinocheilus aymonieri

Origin: India
Temperament: Young Algae Eaters are peaceful, but as they grow to above 12cm they become territorial, especially towards their own species. Excellent for removing algae from tanks. Good for community tanks.
Care: DO NOT remove algae from the sides and back of the tank as this is the Algae Eaters main source of food. Keep some hiding places in the tank.
Temperature Range: 24-28C
pH: 6-8.3
Potential Size: 25cm
Breeding: Very Difficult
Sex: Unable to see from external features

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