Siamese algae-eater, SAE, Siamese Flying Fox, Lady's
Fingernail Fish, Selimang Siam in Malaysia
Up to 5½ in (14 cm)
S.E. ASIA: Streams in Thailand and Malaysia.
Min Tank Size:
20 gallons for a school.
Mainly Herbivorous, flake, Frozen, and live food.
Perhaps the best algae eater for the home aquarium. They have
been known to clear and aquarium of algae in a matter of days.
If there is no algae present supplement their diet with some sort
of algae wafer or disc.
Peaceful, lively. Keep in schools of at least six.
Temperature 70 to 84°F (21 – 29°C) pH range: 6.2 – 8.0; dH range:
5 - 20.