shape with both sexes sporting bristles to the head
area with the male having the larger and more impressive
tentacles. Aquarium Care: Quite an
easy species to keep as long as there is adequate
aeration in the aquarium and giving them a choice
of pipes, stones or rockwork. Breeding:
As per the Ancistrus family in neutral to
mildly alkaline water. Will spawn in caves/pipes and
the eggs are yellow, large, and can number to about
40 in a good spawning.
LDA08, Gold Marble Bristlenose
Brazil; The Mato Grosso, in the Rio Claro and Coxipo
River and other western tributaries, above the bridge
in the direction of Chappada dos Guimaraes.
See Location map