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 inch
Minimum tank size 5 gal
We ship on Monday and Tuesday every week.
Orders received or pay on Tuesday will be shipped the following week.
We currently do not ship when the weather is below 40 F during the day in the customer area.
BioAquatix reserve the right to determine when is the best day to ship your product
when the weather and possible other factors are in play.
There is no box charge.
We do use O2 on all shipments.
We do use 72 hours heat packs when necessary.
All fish are purged for at least 48 hrs before shipping.
We recommend using USPS hold for pick up when the weather is getting cold lows in the 40 F at night.
The coldest time for the shipment is in the truck on the final leg of the trip.
No guarantee live arrival when using USPS priority.
We do replace the live fish, but customer will pay shipping again.
We only guarantee live arrival on FedEx overnight.
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