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The Peckoltia genera possesses a medium sized
mouth with the same amount of teeth in the lower and
upper jaw. The lower end of the caudal fin is usually
oblique and only slightly indented. Aquarium
Care: Should be kept at slightly higher temperatures
and have a requirement for a higher oxygen intake.
Peacfull inhabitants of an aquarium. Sexual
Differences: Males have bristles behind the
gill covers, on the pectoral fin spines and on the
posterior part of the body. They also posses bristles
on the upper caudal fin rays. Diet:
Omnivores, easy to feed with frozen and live foods
and also tablet and flake food.
Brazil, Pará, Rio Guamá (Ourém)
2008. Back to Nature guide to L-catfishes, Ettlingen,
Germany 208 p.