Clown Knifefish "Chitala ornata"
Black, Brown, White
Acidic (5.5 to 7.2 pH), soft water hardness (1 to 8 dGH), 72 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit
General: The Clown Knifefish (Chitala ornata) naturally occupy flooded, backwater wetlands thru-ought South Eastern Asia. The Clown Knifefish are relatively passive, despite reaching a length of up to three feet.
Aquarium Diet (Carnivore): Brine Shrimp, Mysis Shrimp, Ghost Shrimp, Krill, Mullusk, Clam, Feeder Fish, Carnivore Pellet
Preferred Water Chemistry: Acidic (5.5 to 7.2 pH), soft water hardness (1 to 8 dGH), 72 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit
Compatibility: The Clown Knifefish (Chitala ornata) are typically compatible with Acara, Severum, Blood Parrot, Silver Dollar, Rainbowfish, Synodontis, and Plecostomus.