The Siamese Flying Fox is best kept in schools of 6 or more. As it is a strong jumper, the use of a cover glass is recommended.
A slender fish with a distinct black horizontal stripe from nose to the fork of the tail with silver white underside with a pair of short forward pointing barbels.
This active community fish is a tireless algae eater which is effective on even the most stubborn types of algae, and it won’t harm plants. This makes it a perfect addition to tropical tanks. They will also accept prepared foods.