The genera Ancistomus
has been reserected again on the latest paper by Armbruster
et al. (2015). Peckoltia feldbergae, Hemiancistrus
micrommatos, Ancistrus snethlageae, Hemiancistrus
spilomma, and Hemiancistrus spinosissimus have
all been transfered into this genus.The former name
of Hemiancistrus spilomma is now moved into Ancistomus.
Aquarium care: Peacfull inhabitants of an aquarium.
Sexual Differences: Males have odontodes to
their hard pectoral fin rays and also to the rear part of their
body. They also posses a broader head from the females. Females
are noticicably wider in the girth and do not possess the odotodes
of the male. Breeding: This is a cave spawner.
Diet: Omnivore; vegetarian food, tablets and
pellets, insect larvae, zooplankton and soft wood.