Similar lookig toA.
hystrixand given the L code number of 407.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.
L407, Acanthicus sp.
aff. hystrix "Rio Branco"
Brazil, Rio Branco, Boa Vista Roraima, Takutu River.
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