Clown Knife Fish

The clown knife fish, also called the clown featherback, is a fine cuisine fish of Thailand where they grow to two feet. In the aquarium these fish do well with similar size species but will eat smaller fish like tetras and rasboras. The clown knife is named for the "harlequin" spots on the body. 

  • Scientific Name: Chitala ornata
  • Origin: Thailand
  • Lifespan: 12 years
  • Max size: 28 inches
  • Food: Live feeders, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Approx. 4 inches