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Centromochlus perugiae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Auchenipteridae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Siluriformes
Genus  Centromochlus
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Centromochlus perugiae is a species of benthopelagic fish, a member of the Auchenipteridae (driftwood catfish) family. They are widely known as honeycomb catfish or oil catfish because of their striking skin pattern. Honeycomb catfish are under 3 inches (76 mm) fully grown.

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Distribution

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Their distribution includes Peru, Ecuador and Columbia. They prefer water temperature in the range 26–28 °C (79–82 °F) with pH of 6-7.

Behavior

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Honeycomb catfish like to anchor themselves into crevices in driftwood and hide. They are mostly nocturnal and seek hiding spaces and shade. A very peaceful species, in an aquarium, honeycomb catfish do not bother other inhabitants of a community tank.

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References

Centromochlus perugiae Wikipedia


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