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Carnegiella strigata strigata
Marbled hatchetfish
breeding notes

BREEDING: Breeding occurs in very soft acidic water which is rich in tannins. As a typical egg scatterer they should be removed after spawning, as they will eat eggs. marbles may be used to stop egg predation. Eggs hatch after around 30 hours

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