– Attains a maximum size of around 5-7 cm (2-3 inches).
– Optimal tank size: 20 gallons for a small group.
– Provide hiding spots using plants, caves, or driftwood.
– Temperature: 18°C – 24°C (64°F – 75°F).
– pH: 6.5 – 7.5.
– Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
– Use fine-gravel substrate resembling natural habitat.
– Incorporate aquatic plants and hiding places.
– Ensure gentle water flow and dim lighting.
– Omnivorous diet with small-sized foods.
– Offer high-quality pellets, flakes, live, and frozen foods.
**Behavior and Compatibility:**
– Generally peaceful, but territorial in confined spaces.
– Keep in groups of 5 or more.
– Suitable for peaceful community tanks.
– Regular water changes for good water quality.
– Monitor for signs of illness or stress.
– Breed prolifically.
– Provide egg attachment spots and separate adults from eggs.
– Adapt care to individual needs and tank setup.
– Keep an eye on interactions and health of fish.
– Maintain water quality and provide proper nutrition.
Remember, each fish is unique, and careful observation and adjustments are crucial for the well-being of your Neon Golden Stripe Sharks.