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The Marble Hatchet is among the more popular species of fish thanks to its unique shape. Like other Hatchetfish, Carnegiella strigata has a slender body with a deep belly and pectoral fins set high on the body. But the Marble Hatchet also boasts a subtle rainbow of colors that dresses its stunningly shiny brown body. The Marble Hatchet also has an upturned mouth characteristic of true surface feeders.
- Scientific Name: Carnegiella strigata
- Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons
- Care Level: Moderate
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: 75-81° F, KH 10-18, pH 5.5-7.5
- Max. Size: 1¼"
- Color Form: Green, Orange, Red, Tan
- Diet: Carnivore
- Origin: South America
- Family: Gasteropelecidae
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