03. Bony tongues (22)

  • Chitala ornata, Clown Featherback

    6. July 2007

    The Clown Featherback is well known to the hobby and has been imported as early as 1934 from South-East Asia. They are nocturnal fish and when they get older they become solitary. The fish tank should be decorated with dense patches of plants on the sides and back but should be kept with enough swimming […]

  • Chitala ornata „Gestreift“

    Chitala ornata „Striped“

    6. July 2007

    This variation of the Clown Featherback has a very marked body pattern. The breeding of C.ornata In captivity has been succeeded on several occasions. The fish spawn on the hard substrate and the eggs are guarded by the male fish, who also fawns the eggs. In nature the care of the spawn is important for […]