Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Behavior== They are [[nocturnal]] creatures and usually cruise during the [[twilight]] hours. They normally hunt live prey and will try any fish that fits into their mouths. Young clown knifefish usually [[school]] near water logs and plants for security, whereas more mature [[specimens]] usually become territorial and eventually become loners. These fish can also breath air to survive in [[stagnant]] waters and little [[oxygen]]. The clown knifefish prefers water around neutral [[pH]] and temperature ranging from 75 to 85 F. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Fishapedia are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://fish.fandom.com/wiki/Chitala_ornata"