These plecos dramatically
change colour and dots from juvenile stage to adults.
The adults have large armour plated scales on their
forehead and odontel growth all over the body.Males are slimmer and have odontodel growth
on all fins, rays and pectorals. Aquarium
Care: One of the larger Loricariids known,
so would need to be kept in exceptionally large aquariums.
Intolerant of other large Loricariids. Diet:
Omnivores and will require large amounts of vegetable
foods, tablet and frozen foods such as shrimps and
mussels. There are only two described species in this
adonis and A.
Guayabero River, Orituco River, Apure River, Columbia
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