Jack Knife Fish (Equetus lanceolatus)

Jack knives are small fish that range in size from 6 to 9 inches. The fish are typically in black and white or in dark brown and white color.

Natural Ecology:
Jack knives mostly inhabit in reef areas.

Indigenous To:
Jack knives are spotted on the middle western Atlantic Ocean, to Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Bahamas.

Usually ignores corals but will eat fishes and other invertebrates.

Proaquatix specimens have been weaned to take aquarium pellets and flakes. Freshly frozen invertebrates such as ocean plankton, Mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and chopped squid will be readily accepted.