Rough purchase size 3-4cm.
Typical Tank setup: Rocky S. American biotope with a lot of caves and hiding places. Driftwood or bogwood is considered unnecessary by some, and a requirement by others. It can’t hurt, so it should be included to be safe.
Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 30 gallon / 120 litre
Compatibility: Peaceful if given enough hiding places to call its’ own.
Temperature: 72 – 77 Deg F / 22 – 25 Deg C
Water chemistry: pH 6.0 – 7.2
Feeding: Though it is an effective algae eater it should be considered omnivorous and fed a balanced staple diet of wafers, sticks, and pellets along with frozen foods such as brine shrimp and blood worms.