Author Archives: Bearfan

About Bearfan

Have had freshwater tanks for 25 years, planted tanks for 10 years, saltwater for 5 years.

Flying Fox – Epalzeorhynchus Kallopterus


You need to be careful in your LFS, as the popularity of the SAE has grown, more and … read more →

False Siamese Algae Eater – Epalzeorhynchus sp.


This is the fish that has most people stumped. Not too much is known about it’s origin, thus … read more →

Siamese Algae Eater aka Siamese Flying Fox – Crossocheilus Siamensis


True SAEs have very discernable characteristics. They have one set of barbels (the small whiskers on the sides … read more →

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Chinese Algae Eater – Gyrinocheilus Aymonieri


The Chinese Algae Eater is not in fact from China. These are great handlers of green algae (but … read more →