Sarcocheilichthys sinensis

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : East Russia, Korea, China
Length : 28 cm - 11"
Min. length aquarium : 250 cm - 100"
English names : Amur Sucker, Tiger Shark, Scarlet carp
Peaceful, lively schooling fish that is suited for a very large aquarium.  The aquarium should be set up with stones and driftwood that make hiding places.  They need a lot of free swimming space.  Some plants can be used on the sides and background.  The water should be very clean and pure. 

You should give them live food such as insect larvae that live in the lower water levels

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.. 

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