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Golden Chinese Algae Eater (Gyrinocheilos aymonieri)

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Scientific name: Gyrinocheilos aymonieri

Average Adult Size: Up to 11 inches (28 cm)

Place of Origin: Asia

Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity:  55 gallon or larger 

Compatibility:  They are fairly peaceful, however, they are prone to rapid erratic swimming which may stir up debris in the tank especially when more than one individual is present. 

Temperature:  75°F - 80°F (24°C - 27°C)

Water chemistry:  6.5 - 7.5 pH , 8° to 12° dH

Feeding:  Mostly algae but reported to eat algae less as it matures. Supplement with algae wafers.

Sexing: Very difficult to determine difference between male and female.

Breeding: Very difficult to breed in captivity.

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