The Marbled Hatchetfish is suitable for community aquariums with other small species..
The Marbled Hatchetfish prefers a densely planted aquarium with a lot of floating plants. The aquarium should be decorated using driftwood and a dark bottom substrate. The floating plants should be allowed to dim the light in the aquarium.
The Marbled Hatchetfish should only be kept in schools of 8 or more.
They lay their eggs among fine leafed plants.
Common Name Marbled Hatchetfish Scientific Name Carnegiella strigata strigata Origin South America Max Size 5 cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Small Temperature Range 24 - 28 C Care Level Medium