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In The Wild

Date Classified:

1992

Native Location:

Sarawak River near Matang in northern Borneo

Environment:

Floodplains

Water pH:

Strongly acidic

In Aquaria:

Physical Appearance:

  • Deep wine-red
  • Males: pronounced green blotch
  • Females: lighter green blotch
  • Eye iris – iridescent blue

Finnage:

  • 10-11 rays on dorsal fin
  • White pelvic fins

Size:

2 inches

Life Span:

5 years

Feeding in Captivity:

Live and frozen; commercial flaked and dried

Water and Hardness:

Specific hardness or softness is not required

Water Temperature:

78-82 degrees Fahrenheit

Water pH:

Strongly acidic

Breeding:

Strongly acidic water is necessary to maintain the stickiness of the bubblenest.

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