With its black horizontal stripes over the white body, the Highhat makes a beautiful addition to any tank. It thrives well in a temperature range of 72-76 degrees Fahrenheit and requires mostly live foods. The Highhat should be fed regularly and several times a day. Since it is difficult to feed this fish in captivity, it should be kept by experienced aquarists. The Highhat is a shy fish that needs lot of hiding places. It eats smaller fishes and ornamental shrimp and is considered unsafe for a reef tank. The Highhat should be house with its own kind or very peaceful tank mates. The High-hat is commonly referred to as the Hi-Hat. It requires a peaceful community in a 50 gallon or larger aquarium with a sandy bottom and abundant hiding places. Its diet includes a variety of live items such as black worms and brine shrimp and prepared meaty items. The Highhat grows up to 9 inches in the wild and is peaceful in nature that makes it a good fish for a fish community tank.