Shy at first, prefers a densely planted tank also with floating plants. Tankmates to include fish such as Tetras and Rasboras. Males are very attractive in breeding colour, at other times the sexes are hard to tell apart. This fish sometimes spits water short distances above the surface to knock down prey, remisiniscent of Archerfish.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Beginner
  • Temperament : Peaceful, community fish
  • Max Size : 7cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 23-27 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 6.5-7.5
  • General Hardness : Soft - Moderate (50 - 100ppm)