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Hypancistrus sp. (L297)
 

Image contributors to this species:

Andreas Tanke (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = genus  

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

First introduced in the DATZ magazine March 2001. Aquarium Care: No problem with keeping in groups but only one Hypancistrus species to a tank as there has been reports of hybridisation. Diet: Like all Hypancistrus sp. they prefer a meaty diet. Feed frozen foods such as bloodworm and beef heart, live foods such as brine shrimp, white and grindal worms and prepared foods such as sinking tablets and presoaked flake food. When young they seen to prefer a liking for vegetable foods.

Common Name:

L297

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Loricariidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Rio Aripuanã, Amazonas, Brazil

Size:

15cm. (6ins)

Temp:

25-29°c (77-85°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.2.

Reference:

www.l-welse.com/reviewpost/showproduct.php/product/312

 

 

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                                                                                          updated = March 23, 2016 © ScotCat 1997-2016