Similar looking to Peckoltiasp.
(L135) from the Rio
Demini in Brazil and may be the same species. Similar
also to L305 (Peckoltia
the Rio Takutu (Rio Branco) but has less soft dorsal
fin rays (7 to P. braueri 8). Description:
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: No problem to keep and seem to be non-aggressive
in a group of individuals. Should be kept in warm
and soft to medium hard waters. 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. Should be kept at slightly higher temperatures
and have a requirement for a higher oxygen intake.
2008. Back to Nature guide to L-catfishes, Ettlingen,
Germany 208 p.