The Spatuloricria genera all grow to a considerable
lengthand are not the easiest Loricaria
species to keep in the home aquarium. Good water quality
and a spacious tank are a must and also the water
needs to be well oxygenated. Diet:
A mixed diet, foods that will find their way to the
substrate including vegetables such as lettuce, cucumber
Colombia: Upper Magdalena River basin. Type
locality: Apulo, Colombia.
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