Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

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Roach

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Roach

Rutilus rutilus

757 Litres (200 US G.)

45-50 cm (17.7-19.7")

sg

1 - 1.005

pH

7.2 - 8.0

8 -24 °C (46.4-75.2°F)

12-25 °d

1:3 M:F

Omnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-14 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

Roach, Siberian Roach

Additional scientific names

Cyprinus rutilus, Leuciscus rutilus, Rutilus rutilus rutilus


Origin[edit | edit source]

Native to Northern Europe.


Diet[edit | edit source]

An omnivorous fish, feeding on algae and invertebrates.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

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.

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