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Product Description

Product Description

This attractive and quite active species has a silvery extremely shortened laterally compressed body with the eyes set high on the head and the mouth at its lower edge. Juveniles are often seen in the trade, however, adults are by far too large for average size hobbyist aquariums. In fact, adults are often seen in public aquariums because their odd appearance and schooling activities, which attract much attention.


Minimum Tank Size

125+ gallons for juveniles _ over 1000 gallons for adults

Care Level



Peaceful (will eat small fish)

Water Conditions

72 - 82F (22 _ 28C), 1.020 -1.026, 8.0 - 8.5

Max Size

20 inches (50 cm)