Quite similar looking to O.
This is a small group of Loricariids which do well
in aquariaand will keep the algae down without
harming the plants in the tank.Best to keep
in a group with more males for breeding purposes.
Reproduction: the females will lay
eggs on the plants and tank glass after the females
have been chased around the tank by the male. Like
Corydoras they present a t-position breeding
algae, tablet foods, flake and small frozen foods.
South America:Upper Madeira and lower Amazon River basins.
In Suriname known from Upper Marrowijne (Maroni),
Suriname and Corantijn rivers. Type locality:
Boca Chapare, Río Chimore, Río Mamoré
C.J. Jr., 2007.
Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes:
Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types.
Zootaxa 1418:1-628. Mol, H.A. Jan, The Freshwater Fishes
of Suriname. BRILL, Leiden Boston, 2012. 889 p.