|Size:||Up to 1.6 in (4.0 cm)|
|Habitat:||South America: Guyana, in the Mazaruni River system.|
|Min Tank Size:||15 Gallons for a singles species tank with a nice school.|
|Diet:||Omnivorous: Will accept many small foods such as brine shrimp or daphnia, freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, micro pellet food, and a high quality flake food.|
|Water:||Water Chemistry not overly critical, 75 -82°F (24– 28°C) pH 5.5-7.0 dH range: 4 – 10|
|Care:||Open spaces, many plants, driftwood and with plants subduing the lighting.|
|Communities:||Due to their shy nature and water requirements they are best in a species tank. They would be OK with other small fish that will not out compete them for food.|
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