Fish Database

Jack Knife

Scientific Name: Equetus punctatus

Species:
Color:
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Formula I & II, Fish & Other Meaty Foods
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 120gal
Relative Care: Hard
Photo Courtesy of Rose Ryan (Pinterest)

This fish doesn’t show up very often for sale, and it can be hard to keep as it doesn’t always eat. It has a funny swimming motion and is somewhat slow moving. Because of this, it needs to be kept with non-aggressive fish, as some will take bits out of its high fin. It will eat small invertebrates so you need to be careful when placing one in a reef tank.

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