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Black-Winged Hatchetfish


Species: Carnegiella marthae
Common Name: Black-Winged Hatchetfish
Size: 1 in (3.5 cm)
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon for a school.
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: forest streams in the Orinoco regoin
Diet: Omnivorous: will accept Flakes, Frozen and live foods.
Behavior: Peaceful schooling species.
Water: 75 -84°F (24 29°C) dh range 1-8, pH : 5.5 - 7.0.
Care: Easy, should be kept in schools of at least six.
Communities: Good keep with other small peaceful fish. They jump keep tank covered.
Suitability: Medium, can be hard to maintain.

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