Peaceful, does well when kept in small schools.
Does well with other peaceful fish.
3 - 5 years
Up to 2 inches
Provide places to hide, like to school with others of their own kind. Should have high filtration along with high aeration.
6 - 7.5
dH: 6 - 15
70° - 78° F (21° - 26° C)
Herbivores—you may need to supplement their diet with algae wafers if you do not have enough algae in your tank. They are commonly used to keep algae off of the glass.
Males are smaller than females of the same age
Lays eggs on leaves of plants. Can be difficult to breed in the home aquarium.
Eats algae from the inside of your tank.