||Very tough, hardy, resilient fish. Can adapt to a variety of water conditions. Tank should have plenty of plants and some floating plants to dim the light. Provide an open swimming space.
||Very easy to breed as they will readily pair up. Suggest placing pair in a separate breeding tank for best results. Remove pair after spawning.
||The coloration of red body and black spot behind the eye,
this is a very attractive fish. They are hardy and make a
good fish for the first time aquarist. These fish tend to be
fin nippers and should be kept in a good sized school. I
suggest 8 or more. They are an active, attractive and