The two-color Labeo belongs to the cyprinid family, and its central habitat is central Thailand.
You can also call this fish labe bicolor or red-tailed shark. The body of the fish is elongated, the dorsal profile is bent more strongly, the mouth is lower, there are two pairs of antennae.
All fins are large - dorsal triangular, caudal two-lobed. The color of adults is velvet black, the tail is bright red.
The length of the adult in the aquarium is up to 10-15 cm, on average they live 8-12 years.
From animal feeds, he prefers tubeworms and bloodworms; among plant foods, he prefers salad leaves, nettles and oatmeal. Can take food from the bottom.
Maintenance and care
The conditions are light. By nature - a loner with pronounced signs of territoriality. It lives in the middle and lower water layer; it is allowed to keep together with non-predatory and non-aggressive species of fish.
Seasonal reproduction, possibly in aquariums with a volume of 450 liters and above. In most cases, the male is stimulated with a hormonal injection into the spinal muscles. The number of eggs in the offspring is up to 1000, the incubation time of eggs is up to 15 hours. After spawning, adults are planted, and in the first month the fry grow to 3 cm.