Midnight Catfish (Auchenipterichthys coracoideus)

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Midnight Catfish

Auchenipterichthys coracoideus

132 Litres (35 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.2

23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Auchenipteridae





Additional names

Midnight Catfish, Zamora Woodcat

Additional scientific names

Trachycorystes coracoideus


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

Identification

When undisturbed this catfish is a beautiful inky bluish black colour that, in combination with many pin-prick white spots, do give the impression of a clear tropical sky at midnight hence the common name. Can be mis-labelled or mistaken for Auchenipterichthys thoracatus.

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