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Down arrow Summary of Scleromystax
Pronounced ss KLER oh muss tax
Etymology Scleromystax: From the Greek sclero meaning hard and the Latin mystax meaning moustache.
Feeding All prepared foods and live / frozen treats such as bloodworm.
Size Smallest 48mm, largest 98mm, average 72mm, most commonly 80mm. All SL.
Species There are 15 "species" in the database
Keepers 10 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Scleromystax barbatus (55.28%)
2. Scleromystax kronei (11.38%)
3. Scleromystax sp. (C113) (7.72%)
4. Scleromystax macropterus (6.1%)
5. Scleromystax prionotos (6.1%)
6. Scleromystax sp. (Cw038) (4.88%)
7. Scleromystax sp. (C112) (4.07%)
8. Scleromystax lacerdai (3.25%)
9. Scleromystax sp. (Cw147) (0.81%)
10. Scleromystax sp. (Cw067) (0.41%)
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