Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

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Revision as of 16:03, 8 August 2011




Roach

Rutilus rutilus324.jpg
Roach

Rutilus rutilus

Challenging

757.082 liters
757,082.356 mL
757.1 Litres (200 US G.)

19.685 in 45-50 cm (17.7-19.7")

sg

1 - 1.005

pH

7.2 - 8.0

281.15 K
46.4 °F
506.07 °R
297.15 K
75.2 °F
534.87 °R
8 -24 °C (46.4-75.2°F)

12-25 °d

1:3 M:F

Uncommon

8-14 years




Contents

Alternative names

Roach, Siberian Roach

Synonyms

Cyprinus rutilus, Leuciscus rutilus, Rutilus rutilus rutilus

Sexing

Unknown

Tank compatibility

Best not kept in a tank, but in very large ponds/lakes or rivers.

Diet

An omnivorous fish, feeding on algae and invertebrates.

Feeding regime

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics

Native to Northern Europe, this is a coldwater fish best kept in large lakes/ponds or rivers, not normally available to the pet trade rather it is fished for by the angling community.

Behaviour

Unknown

Identification

How to id the animal.

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