Peaceful Schooling fish, 6+ of same species preferred
for comfort of the fish.
Acidic 6.5 to 5.0 preferred. Blackwater biotope.
75° to 84° degrees F (24° to 29° c.)
Densely planted with some floating plants to filter
the harshness of the lights. Very sensitive to enviornmental changes.
It is best to make sure water temperature, PH, KH, & GH remain
as stable as possible. Also ensure that tank is properly established
with no ammonia and nitrites and minimal nitrates. For best coloring,
use with dark colored substrate.
Suitable for other smaller peaceful species, no
Cichlids or other aggressive fish.