Apure Jelly Catfish (Cephalosilurus apurensis)

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Apure Jelly Catfish

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Apure Jelly Catfish

Cephalosilurus apurensis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

25.4-30.5cm (10-12 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.4 - 7.8

23 -27 °C (73.4-80.6°F)

8-10 °d

1:1 M:F

8-15 years

Family

Pseudopimelodidae





Additional names

Apure Jelly Catfish, Orange Catfish

Additional scientific names

Pseudopimelodus apurensis


Origin

Sexing

Males are slimmer than females.

Tank compatibility

This fish is predatory so should only be kept with fish larger than itself, anything smaller will be eaten. Has been known to eat fish of similar size that are slim-bodied such as other slender catfish. Keep with large robust top-dwelling and fast-moving fish.

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Feeding regime

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Behaviour

Identification

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