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The most popular and best known catfishes from the South
American continent. Very peaceful and mostly undemanding.
Bodies covered with two rows of bony plates and possess
3 pairs of barbels. Family includes Corydoras, Aspidoras,
Brochis, Scleromystax, Callichthys,
Hoplosternum, Lepthoplosternum, Megalechis and Dianema.