This species is still listed
in most online sources as Rineloricaria eigenmanni
but the name may be seen in some quarters as Hemiloricaria
eigenmanni. Reproduction: Females
lay their eggs in pipes and tubes. Aquarium
Care: As with all Rineloricaria/Hemiloricaria
provide long leaved plants or bamboo stalks for them
to hang on to. Diet: Omnivore. Vegetable
food such as cucumber and other various foods such
as tablet, flake and frozen.
Loricaria eigenmanni, Hemiloricaria
Venezuela. Type locality: Sarare
Ferraris, C.J. Jr.,
2003. Loricariidae - Loricariinae (Armored catfishes).
p. 330-350. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J.
Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes
of South and Central America. Porto Alegre EDIPUCRS,
Brasil. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, ( 08/2019 ).