& Glodek, 1977
contributors to this species:
Aquarium Group (1)
Jensen's Photographic Library
||Often sold in your LFS
as T.decaradiatus but this species is not seen often in
the hobby as exports from the Guyana area are rarely heard of. To
see the differences in both species our factsheet at www.scotcat.com/factsheets/t_exilis.htm
will explain more. Aquarium Care: Keeping both
species is not too much of a problem as long as the water is kept
clean and not too alkaline with a p.H.of between 6.5 and 7.0. They
do like a planted aquarium where they like to hide out during the
day. Diet: In the aquarium a good mixture of dry
food such as flake and tablet. Worm food such as bloodworm, whiteworm
Nanay River basin in upper Amazon River drainage.
Type locality: Río Mamón, a tributary
of Río Nanay, approximately 25 km west of Iquitos, 3º42'S,
Factsheet no. 67. Jan.2002.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.