Trouble free fish, that is not at all aggressive towards other African Cichlids, from the area of the Lake Tanganyika. Therefore you can keep it with other calm fishes (cichlids) of similar size. It is necessary that you provide enough space in the aquarium, so that the fish can create his own territory. They are most confident near caves and rocks. This interesting fish likes smaller living or frozen food.
The fish reach the size about 15 cm, the recommended content of the pH is from 6.5 till 8.5, the optimal hardness of the water is from 8 till 12 ° C (DH), the temperature suitable for breeding is from 23 till 25 ° C, it is a carnivorous fish.