First listed as L304 in the
German DATZ magazine of February 2002. Typical Ancistrus
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.
Diet: Vegetable foods such as cucumber
and courgette and also tablet and meaty foods.
Takutu River basin in upper Branco River drainage,
Guyana. Type locality: dem Takutu,
2003. Loricariidae-Ancistrinae (Armored catfishes).
p. 373-400. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J.
Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes
of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS,
Brasil. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2018. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, ( 06/2018 ). Seidel, I. 2008. Back to Nature guide
to L-catfishes, Ettlingen, Germany 208 p.