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  Heptapteridae
Heptapteridae

 

Heptapteridae = ( Hep tapt ER idee ) 

Another sub-family of the Pimelodidae, Heptapteridaeinae, which is now been given full family status.

There are up to 200 species in this South and Central American family comprising mostly of the genera Imparfinis, Pimelodella, Brachyrhamdia and Rhamdia. Most are predators which vary in size but can be kept in an aquarium with tank mates that are chosen carefully.

 
COMMON NAMES
 
F
False Adolfoi
False Arched Cory
False Cory
Fox Face Pimelodella
 
G
Graceful pimelodella
 
 
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