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Archer Fish

Archer Fish
Toxotes Jaculatrix

Length: 10.0"
Sex: Unknown.
Feeding: They prefer mostly live foods. Freeze-dried and frozen foods may also be accepted. Try flying insects if possible to see how this fish got it's name.
Social Behaviour: Usually peaceful towards its tank mates. Keep in a small shoal if the tank has enough space.

Up Keep: Tank should be tightly covered. Water level should be low to allow space for plants to stick out of water where insects may perch. Use 1 teaspoon of salt to one gallon of tank water.
Breeding: Unknown.
Comments: Not recommended for the first time aquarist. Archer Fish have a unique way of catching their food. They have a real fondness for flying insects.

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