The Blue Neon is a peaceful community cichlid. They are very peaceful toward other fish and their gregarious nature allows them to be housed with non-cichlids. They will work with Featherfins or sand dwelling Lake Tanganyikan fish.
Temperature: 77 to 81 Degrees
PH Level: 8.0 to 8.5 ppm
Subtrate: Sand/Gravel Mix
Lighting: Low-subdued lighting
Sex Diffference: Males are larger and brighter in color. Females are smaller and a bit duller.
Life Span: 5 to 8 years with proper care.
Origin: Lake Tanganyika