Common Name(s)
Dusky narrow hatchetfish
Scientific Name
Triportheus angulatus
Family
Triporthidae
Origin
Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
Can reach a little over 8 inches but usually stays around 6-7 inches.
Minimum Tank Size
75 gallons
Tank Setup
Looks best in a planted tank with a dark substrate. Needs a tight fitting lid as they will jump out of the tank if given the chance.
Tank Region
Top
Diet
Omnivore, will eat dried foods but should be supplemented with live foods.
Breeding
Unknown
Compatibility
With other temp-compatible community fish. Probably not a good idea to have with timid fish due to their activity level.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: 5-8 (wild specimens should be kept in the lower end of the range); Temperature: 68-82 Fahrenheit
Triportheus_cf_angulatus.jpg

By Clinton & Charles Robertson - Flickr: Characidae Triportheus cf angulatus, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16049196
Armbrustsalmler_(Triportheus_angulatus).jpg

By Haplochromis - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5839869

A schooling fish, so should be kept in groups of 6+ of its own species.