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10 gallons is fine for these fish. Your biggest concern is going  to be to break up lines of sight and providing adequate amounts of large shells to choose from. They are small but they are still a cichlid so following basic cichlid rules is ideal. 

 

This includes:

breaking line of sight as stated above

plenty of "territories" in the tank

Be ready to divide fish if aggression is an issue

Care in choosing tank mates

 

Other than that pH and gH as you are likely aware needs to be high, since they are african cichlids

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I have found valisineria is great for breaking up the lines of sight in my Brevis tank. Guppy grass and water lettuce are great as well with the long trailers from the water lettuce and adjust the all over the place nature of the guppy grass easily distract my crew. I have 5 in a 10 gallon. 3 males and 2 females. 

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