Marble Hatchet Fish (Carnegiella strigata)

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The Marble Hatchet Fish (Carnegiella strigata) is a peaceful and graceful freshwater fish species native to South America. They have a thin, hatchet body with a silver base color and dark black and brown markings resembling marble patterns. These fish prefer a planted aquarium with a dimly lit environment, as they are sensitive to bright light and sudden movements. They mainly inhabit the top of the tank near the surface of the water. A fitted lid would be required, the Marble Hatchet Fish is known to jump.

  • SOLD SIZE: about 1.25”
  • Origin: South America
  • Max size: 1.5 inches
  • Recommended tank size: 10 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 72-82°F
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Diet: Omnivorous; feed a variety of high-quality flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  • Life span: 3-5 years