The genera Ancistomus
has been reserected again on the latest paper by Armbruster
et al. (2015). Peckoltia feldbergae, Hemiancistrus
micrommatos, Ancistrus snethlageae,
Hemiancistrus spilomma, and Hemiancistrus
spinosissimus have all been transfered into this
genus.The former name of Hemiancistrus
spilomma is now moved into Ancistomus.
Ancistomus sp. L387 is one of the more attractively
marked Ancistomus in the hobby. Was imported
In some literature it is called Peckoltia
and is among the smaller Ancistomus species.
The Peckoltia/Ancistomus genera possess a
medium sized mouth with the same amount of teeth in
the lower and upper jaw. The lower end of the caudal
fin is usually oblique and only slightly indented.
Aquarium Care: In the aquarium L387
is an easy species to keep, is an omnivore, and should
be fed a various diet and kept under normal good conditions
with good water hygiene. Should be kept at slightly
higher temperatures and have a requirement for a higher
oxygen intake. Sexual differences:
Adult males are territorial towards each other, and
an be told apart from the females by their bigger,
broader head and more excessive odontodal growth.
Diet: Omnivores, easy to feed with
frozen and live foods and also tablet and flake food.