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Hypostomus sp. (L360)

Image contributors to this species:

Yann Fulliquet (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus 

Other Sources:

Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory  
 

Relevant Information:

Member of the Hypostomus cochliodon group. Similar to the Hypostomus species group but has a shorter body and is more high backed. Small number of spatulate teeth with a single cusp. The halves of the jaw are arranged in a v-form. Sexual Differences: Males are larger and have longer fins. Aquarium care: This group grow large and are belligerent towards other large Loracariids. Need many water changes due to the waste that they procure. Diet: Wood eaters. Can be fed food tablets with a wood component, pieces of fresh and seasoned wood and vegetable food.

Common Name:

L360

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Loricariidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

Brazil : Pará, middle RioJamanxim, Tapajós.

Size:

30cm. (12ins)

Temp:

26-30°c (79-87°f.)

p.H.

5.5-7.0.

Reference:

Seidel, I. 2008. Back to Nature guide to L-catfishes, Ettlingen, Germany 208 p

 

 

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