Peaceful species for a mid sized community tank, planted
with hiding places such as pipes or driftwood/bogwood.
Diet: Tablet and pellet foods, frozen
bloodworm and live foods should keep this catfish
in good condition.
Amazon River basin. Type Locality:
Amazon River. near Tefe, Brazil.
Sabaj, M.H. and C.J.
2003 Doradidae (Thorny catfishes). p. 456-469. In
R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.)
Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central
America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.