Albino Driftwood Cat (Auchenipterus nuchalis)

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Albino Driftwood Cat

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Albino Driftwood Cat

Auchenipterus nuchalis

132 Litres (35 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.2

20 -22 °C (68-71.6°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Auchenipteridae





Additional names

Albino Driftwood Cat

Additional scientific names

Hypophthalmus nuchalis


Origin

Found in the Lower Amazon and Tocantins rivers northward to Marowijne River. Possibly also Rupununi and Negro rivers, South America.

Sexing

The mature male is recognizable by his thick, ossified maxillary barbels and by the first few rays of the anal fin which are fused.

Tank compatibility

Diet

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