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Gasteropelecus levis


Family: Gasteropelecidae
Species: Gasteropelecus levis
Common Name: Silver hatchetfish
Size: Up to 1.4 inches (3.5 cm)
Habitat: South America: Lower Amazon River basin in Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon long or larger for schools.
Diet: Omnivorous, will accept most flake foods, frozen, live and freeze-dried.
Behavior: Active and peaceful schooling fish, should be kept in groups of 6 or more. Can be timid
Water: Water Chemistry not critical, temperature 75 - 82°F (24 28°C) pH 5.0-7.0 dH range: 2 - 12
Care: Medium, keep in schools. Tight cover needed.
Communities: Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.
Suitability: Good, with care.

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