the Paraguay River at Coromba (in Matto Grosso, Brazil).
Aquarium Care: 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.
Paraná River basin Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina,
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.