Flying Fox Fish

Other Flying Fox Fish Names: Flying Fox Fish

Flying Fox Fish Scientific Name: Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus, Barbus kalopterus

Flying Fox Fish(Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus))

Temperature Range: 75°F-82°F
pH Range: 6.5-7.5
Hardness Range: 5-10°

Family: Cyprinidae

Species Type: Cyprinids

Flying Fox Fish Adult Size: 6 inches (cm)

Flying Fox Fish Life Expectancy: 8 years

Flying Fox Fish Habitat: Asian rivers

Flying Fox Fish Minimum Tank Size: 40 gallons

Flying Fox Fish Temperament: Generally peaceful but can become aggressive at adult size.

Flying Fox Fish Diet & Nutrition: Herbivorous - eats algae but diet should also include algae wafers and fresh green vegetables such as spinach, romaine lettuce and zucchini slices.

Flying Fox Fish Description: Flying Foxes are algae eaters, therefore do not clean the algae from the back and sides of the tank. Make sure the gravel doesn't have sharp edges. Hiding places and broad-leaved plants are preferable.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other non aggressive species of similar size.

Flying Fox Fish Breeding & Spawning: No known way to breed in captivity.

Determining Flying Fox Fish Sex: No known way to determine visually.

Aquarium Region: Bottom

Flying Fox Fish Diseases: None specific to species.

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