Temperature: 20 – 28 °C; increased surface agitation is needed to maintain dissolved oxygen levels towards the upper end of this range.
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Hardness: 36 – 215 ppm
Known only from the provinces of Aceh and West Sumatra, Sumatra, Indonesia.Type locality is ‘Barung Belantai River, Sumatra, Indonesia’, which appears to correspond to a small river running close to a village named Barung Barung Belantai in West Sumatra province.An aquarium with base dimensions of 80 ∗ 30 cm is the smallest recommended.The Rainbow Stiphodon Goby (Stiphodon ornatus) is a rare freshwater goby that is native to West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is known for the multi-colored spotting