shape with both sexes sporting bristles to the head
area with the male having the larger and more impressive
tentacles. Aquarium Care: Quite an
easy species to keep as long as there is adequate
aeration in the aquarium and giving them a choice
of pipes, stones or rockwork. Reproduction:
As per the Ancistrus family in neutral to
mildly alkaline water. Will spawn in caves/pipes and
the eggs are yellow, large, and can number to about
40 in a good spawning.
LDA08, Gold Marble Bristlenose
Brazil, The Mato Grosso, in the Rio Claro and Coxipo
River and other western tributaries, above the bridge
in the direction of Chappada dos Guimaraes.
See Location map