Jaguar Candiru (Pseudostegophilus nemurus)

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Jaguar Candiru

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Jaguar Candiru

Pseudostegophilus nemurus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.8 - 7.2

22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)

6-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

2-5 years

Family

Trichomycteridae





Additional names

Jaguar Candiru

Additional scientific names

Stegophilus nemurus


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

This is a parasitic Catfish which will attack and take chunks out of tank mates, it is not compatible with other fish


Diet[edit | edit source]

This is a parasitic fish which eats scales and slime coat from other fish, it will not accept other foods.


Identification[edit | edit source]

A very elongated shark-like small fish with a blunt rounded snout. It has a low underslung mouth and a series of bluish saddles along the body.

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