Maximum standard length between 40- 50 mm. Ideally use a substrate of fine sand, although rounded gravel is an acceptable alternative provided it’s kept scrupulously clean.
Other décor is largely down to personal choice, but some cover should be provided to give the fish security.
Peaceful and gregarious. Should be maintained in a group of at least 4-6 individuals. Females tend to grow larger, and sexually mature individuals are noticeably rounder and higher-bodied than males.