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.
There is no box charge. We do use O2 on all shipments.
We also use ice and heat when necessary.
All fish are purged for at least 24 hrs before shipment.
Orders received on Tuesday will be shipped the following week.
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