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Jump to next section Subfamily Overview
Image Common member of the subfamily callichthyinae
Size Range Smallest 60mm, largest 210mm, average 133mm, most commonly 180mm. 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.
 
Jump to next section 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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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Megalechis thoracata (48.22%)
2. Dianema urostriatum (12.94%)
3. Hoplosternum littorale (10.66%)
4. Dianema longibarbis (8.63%)
5. Megalechis picta (5.33%)
6. Callichthys callichthys (5.33%)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (4.06%)
8. Lepthoplosternum pectorale (3.55%)
9. Hoplosternum magdalenae (1.02%)
10. Lepthoplosternum beni (0.25%)
 
Jump to next section Species List
1. Callichthys callichthys (i:13, k:21)
2. Callichthys serralabium (i:1, k:0)
3. Dianema longibarbis (i:13, k:34)
4. Dianema urostriatum (i:12, k:51)
5. Hoplosternum littorale (i:20, k:42)
6. Hoplosternum magdalenae (i:4, k:4)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (i:11, k:16)
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:190)