The Chinese high-fin banded shark Myxocyprinus asiaticus is a popular freshwater aquarium fish  that belongs to the family Catostomidae. It grows to about 1. In addition to Chinese high-fin banded shark, it is also known under many other common names, including Chinese banded shark, Chinese sailfin sucker,  high-fin also spelled hi-fin  banded loach, high-fin loach, Chinese high-fin sucker, sailfin sucker, topsail sucker, Asian sucker, Chinese sucker, wimple carp, wimple,  freshwater batfish, Hilsa herring, rough fish, Chinese or Asian zebra high-fin shark, Chinese or Asian zebra high-fin sucker,  Chinese emperor, Siamese sucker,  Chinese banded shark,  and Entsuyui in Japanese. Despite its common names, it bears no relation to real sharks except that they are both fish. It has declined drastically due to pollution , dams preventing its natural breeding migration , overfishing , introduced species and collection for the aquarium trade.
Myxocyprinus asiaticus, Chinese sucker : fisheries, aquaculture
Beaufortia kweichowensis is a species of gastromyzontid loach native to rivers in China. The common names for this popular aquarium species are Chinese hillstream loach, Hong Kong pleco, butterfly hillstream loach, and Chinese sucker fish. Beaufortia kweichowensis can be found in fast-flowing highland and in-land streams in China. An aquarium that duplicates the natural habitat of the Chinese hillstream loach is ideal since these fish require high oxygen levels.
It is easy for algae to get out of hand in an aquarium. This can make it much harder to clean the tank, so some people look for algae-eating fish to clean it for them. Chinese Algae Eaters are one of the best algae eaters you can get. Pretty much all of their time is spent searching for food. In our article below we cover everything you need to know when caring for Chinese Algae Eaters, including ideal setups, perfect tank mates, healthy diets and much more….
Habitat: live in lakes or rivers. The young and the adult have different shapes, as well as different habitats and biological habits. Young fish likes to gather in-between marbles stones, where the water is slow or stay in the upper level of water; larger young fish will stay in the middle level.