This species is found in the Amapa
state eastern Brazil close to the border with French Guiana,
but is not exported very often. Aquarium care:
Should be kept at slightly higher temperatures and have a requirement
for a higher oxygen intake. Peacfull inhabitants of an aquarium.
Sexual differences: Males have bristles behind
the gill covers, on the pectoral fin spines and on the posterior
part of the body. They also posses bristles on the upper caudal
fin rays. Diet: Omnivores, easy to feed with
frozen and live foods and also tablet and flake food.