Hatchetfish

This small, unusually shaped passive fish looks as though it is flying through the water. Hatchets require soft water and excellent filtration and are a rewarding fish for the moderate to advanced aquarist. Hatchets require a tight fitting lid, as they are prone to leaping out of the aquarium when startled.

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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... [Read more]



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The Marthae Silver Hatchet, also known as the Black-winged Hatchetfish, is among the more uniquely shaped species of fish. Hatchetfish have a slender body with a deep "belly" and... [Read more]



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Silver Hatchets, also known as the Common Hatchetfish, are among the more uniquely shaped species of fish. Hatchetfish have a slender body with a deep "belly" and pectoral fins... [Read more]