They rest on aquatic vegetation in the aquarium and
the less light in the tank the darker they become.Lay their eggs on plant leaves. Diet:Will feed on flake, algae, tablet foods and
South America:Paraná/Paraguay River basin. Type
locality: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
C.J. Jr., 2007.
Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes:
Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types.
Zootaxa 1418:1-628. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011.
FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org,