This fish does not get very big, it has a maximum size of 5 inches. It is a very good custodial fish; it will forage for algae continuously through the aquarium. It is a peaceful fish that get along with a large variety of fish. This fish prefer a planter aquarium. The males develop soft tentacles on their head and will look to guard a small cave. They are easy to breed, female lays eggs in the cave guarded by the male. They eat a wide variety of food but prefer plant based diets.
Natural origin Amazon
Origin of this specimen Tank born and raised by bioAquatiX
Generation filial F1
pH range 5.0 to 8.5: best 7.0 to 7.5
Temperature range (°F) 70 TO 90: BEST 80 TO 82
Mature length (in a tank) 5 inches
Minimum tank size 2 gallon
Aquarium bred and raised
Purchase Size: 1.5"