Description of Silver Hatchet Fish Possess a black stripe on the rear half that extends to the caudal peduncle.Males appear slimmer than females.The water surface should not be blocked by floating plants.
South America, Surinam, Guyana and tributaries of Amazon.
Flake, some plant matter and small live-foods.
Generally calm, social but sometime nervous with other fish in aquarium.
Temperature 73-81°F (23-27°C); hard (100-150 mg/l) and acidic to neutral (pH 6.0-7.0)