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Down arrow Subfamily Overview
Image Common member of the subfamily callichthyinae
Size Range Smallest 46mm, largest 240mm, average 98mm, most commonly 46mm. All SL.
Species There are 15 species in 5 genera in the database.
Keepers 10 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers.
Breeders 6 species (40%) are being bred.
 
Down arrow Top Five Genera
1. Lepthoplosternum 6 species (6 keepers)
2. Hoplosternum 3 species (3 keepers)
3. Callichthys 2 species (2 keepers)
4. Dianema 2 species (2 keepers)
5. Megalechis 2 species (2 keepers)
 
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Megalechis thoracata (47.79%)
2. Dianema urostriatum (13.73%)
3. Hoplosternum littorale (10.78%)
4. Dianema longibarbis (8.58%)
5. Megalechis picta (5.15%)
6. Callichthys callichthys (5.15%)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (4.17%)
8. Lepthoplosternum pectorale (3.43%)
9. Hoplosternum magdalenae (0.98%)
10. Lepthoplosternum beni (0.25%)
 
Down arrow Species List
1. Callichthys callichthys (i:13, k:21)
2. Callichthys serralabium (i:1, k:0)
3. Dianema longibarbis (i:13, k:35)
4. Dianema urostriatum (i:12, k:56)
5. Hoplosternum littorale (i:20, k:44)
6. Hoplosternum magdalenae (i:4, k:4)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (i:11, k:17)
8. Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum (i:0, k:0)
9. Lepthoplosternum beni (i:0, k:1)
10. Lepthoplosternum pectorale (i:5, k:14)
11. Lepthoplosternum stellatum (i:0, k:0)
12. Lepthoplosternum tordilho (i:0, k:0)
13. Lepthoplosternum ucamara (i:0, k:0)
14. Megalechis picta (i:17, k:21)
15. Megalechis thoracata (i:27, k:195)