Chinese Algae Eater (Gyrinocheilus aymonieri)

Chinese Algae Eater or golden algae eater (lat. Gyrinocheilus aymonieri) is tank fish that will help its tank owner deal with algae. This is what we know from the theory. However, things are a bit different in real life. After being a tireless tank cleaner in its youth, an adult species changes its gustatory preferences and starts to fancy live food as well as it can even start to nip its tank mates scales.

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Blood parrot – a fish that was bred by a man

Blood parrot cichlid – is a hybrid of various Cichlidae species, and it’s not encountered in the wild but is a very popular tank fish. It has a rather specific body shape and a very small mouth. It is not demanding, bright-colored, quite peaceful towards its tank mates. Further in the article, you’ll find out how blood parrot fish appeared, whether it is challenging to keep it, tank capacity required, water temperature, proper tank mates, and food.

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Siamese Algae Eater (Crossocheilus siamensis)

Siamese Algae Eater (lat. Crossocheilus oblongus) is a fish of the Cyprinidae family. It is often called SAE, which is an abbreviation from its full name. It is used in aquarium husbandry as a natural way of fighting unwanted algae. It is considered the most efficient of all known algae eaters. The fish is peaceful, not very large, and it is a true tank cleaner. It eats algae in a tank, and this task is quite challenging since not every fish can do it.

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