(2) Daniel Konn-Vetterlein (2) Saul
Paredes (2) Jacqueline Heijmen Bennett-Leaver
First appeared in the German
Datz magazine of October 1990. Aquarium Care:
No problem with keeping in groups but only
one Hypancistrus species to a tank as there
has been reports of hybridisation. Diet:
Omnivores, juveniles are keen on vegetable foods whereas
adults are less so. Frozen foods such as brine shrimp,
mosquito larvae and mussels as well as tablet foods.Provide soft wood in the aquarium. Sexual
differences: Males posses a broader and longer
head and odontodes on the posterior part of the body,
behind the gill covers and on the pectoral fin spines.
The latter two are a lot shorter in the females.
Zombie Pleco, L070
Rio Tapajós (Santarém).
2008. Back to Nature guide to L-catfishes, Ettlingen,
Germany 208 p