These fish are capable of surviving a range of different environments in the wild but you should never underestimate the importance of keeping water parameters consistent.
Sudden or frequent changes in temperature, can hurt their health.
Another key factor for their health is nutrition. Just like any other fish, a balanced diet can singlehandedly improve or completely deteriorate their health.
|Minimum Tank Size:||20L
|Diet:||Carnivore (frozen/dry foods, granules/flakes)|
|Disease:||The common ones include fin rot, overfeeding, white spot disease, lymphocystis, and hypodynamia|
|Decorations:||Allowed (carefully placed live plants)|
|To-do checklist:||Weekly water renewal (25%) and daily maintenance tasks|