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[edit | edit source]

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


Sexing[edit | edit source]

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

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