Needs hiding places. Pairing fish. Fine sand (eg 2mm) is useful for this fish as it likes to sift the substrate for food. Large specimens make excellent display fish, but can be very aggressive.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty :Intermediate
  • Temperament : Aggressive, keep with robust types
  • Max Size : 30cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 20-27 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 6.8-7.5
  • General Hardness: Moderate (50 - 100ppm)