In tank, after vigorous driving by the male, the female lays up to 300 eggs, sometimes more, which sink to the bottom. Eggs hatch after about 6 days (Ref. 7020).
- Mills, D. and G. Vevers 1989 The Tetra encyclopedia of freshwater tropical aquarium fishes. Tetra Press, New Jersey. 208 p. (Ref. 7020) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=7020&speccode=5247