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Pseudoloricaria laeviuscula (Valenciennes, 1840)
 

Image contributors to this species:

Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (3)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus 

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google   All Catfish Species Inventory   Search ispecies
 

Relevant Information:

Aquarium Care: This monotypic species is active during the day. Prefers a sand substrate as most of this type of Loricariinae do. A strong filtration is called for in this species, regular water changes and also a large aquarium as they can grow quite large. Diet: Omnivore. A varied diet.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Loricaria laeviuscula

Family:

Loricariidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

Brazil: Lower and middle Amazon basin, including Negro and Branco rivers. Type locality: Locality unknown.

Size:

30.0cm. (12ins)

Temp:

25-29°c (77-85°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.5.

Reference:

Evers, H.-G. & I.Seidel: Mergus, Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn., 2005. Pp.944.

 

 

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