Peaceful towards conspecifics but territorial with
its own kind. Provide a moderate sized aquarium with
hiding places such as bogwood, rockwork and plants.
A good water flow is recommended with good aeration
and filtration. Diet: Live, frozen
and flake foods. Remarks: Still found
is some online sources as I. longicaudus and
also as a synoymn of I. borodini.
Bobonaza River basin in upper Pastaza River drainage,
Ecuador. Type locality: Canelos [Ecuador]
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