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Jump to next section 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 100mm, average 74mm, most commonly 65mm. All SL.
Species There are 15 "species" in the database
Keepers 9 species (60%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Scleromystax barbatus (56.76%)
2. Scleromystax kronei (11.71%)
3. Scleromystax sp. (C113) (7.21%)
4. Scleromystax prionotos (6.31%)
5. Scleromystax macropterus (5.86%)
6. Scleromystax sp. (Cw038) (4.95%)
7. Scleromystax lacerdai (3.6%)
8. Scleromystax sp. (C112) (3.15%)
9. Scleromystax sp. (Cw067) (0.45%)

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