Unlike the other two chromide species, it is only freshwater, not found in brackish.
It's gregarious, so should be kept in groups of 6 or more.
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It used to be known as Etroplus maculatus but has been moved to its own genus.
Very hard to sex. There's a lot of conflicting information.
It should be kept in groups of 6 or more as it is...