Description of Striped Headstander Fish They have an attractive patterning which consists of alternating stripes of black and yellow.They rest with the head pointing downward.They need powerful filtration and good lighting.Their aggression level can be lowered by keeping them in shoals.
Northern South America, from Colombia down the Amazon and Orinoco.
Prepared and small livefoods.
Social but some time get aggressive.
Temperature 73-82°F (23-28°C); soft (50-100 mg/l) and slightly acidic (pH 6.5)