Aquarium fish Labe
This kind of aquarium fish listed in the Red book IUCN – the world conservation Union.
The Labe although aggressive, but very popular fish in the home aquarium. Large specimens reach a length of 12 cm Color they are plain dull. There are teeth . In nature are found in Africa and in warm regions of Asia . where are often the large species of the Labe . together with other cyprinids are fishing.
Fish require an aquarium of 100 liters or more. The temperature is 24-26 degrees, PH 7 (strictly not below!). On the bottom it is necessary to outline the stones, to plant thickets. If the Labe live and other fish at the bottom should get some large driftwood to make different caves. Keep this kind of better either in a single instance, either the whole pack of 10 or more individuals .
The Labe constantly throws at all . Weaker relatives pushed to the corners. Also comes with other smaller fishes. Therefore, those are often hidden in the thickets and caves. Often take their territory, which did not let. Also consider that the rush to Labe of other species of fish with bright color, while the dark fish is not particularly stick. Swim usually at the bottom of the aquarium . including at the bottom.
The Labe eat a variety of foods. They need to give and zevyakina . and vegetable. When feeding take into account that powerful individuals are not allowed to eating the weaker and zashugany. Therefore, it is better to scatter the food portions at all the angles, you can also add bistratose and heavy food. The Labe aquarium eating algae .
The lifespan of about 8 years . Breed in a community tank . and (for best results). Reproduction begins somewhere in a year and a half. Before spawning, it is desirable to give live food. Appropriate temperature is 27 degrees. One male and one female calmly produce offspring in a separate aquarium with caves and thickets. The eggs float on the surface. Fingerlings are fed small food.
Neighbors can be one-dimensional dark fish . predators are slightly smaller in size. Allowed to let the small fry and only if they have there own area, territory. Can be combined with angelfish . interesting they chase each other.