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Hypostomus sp. (L222)  

Image contributors to this species:

Ingo Seidel (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus 

Other Sources:

Search Google All Catfish Species Inventory 
 

Relevant Information:

The Hypostomus genus has 7 rays to the dorsal fin whereas the similar looking Pterygoplichthys species have 10 dorsal fin rays. Aquarium Care:As with most of this genus, will do well in a larger aquarium which is well filtered. Water parameters can be quite diverse for this genera. Diet: Wood eaters so would need a supply of fresh and seasoned wood. Food tablets and also green foods. Remarks: First appeared in the German DATZ magazine of August. 1996.

Common Name:

L222

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Loricariidae

Distribution:

Brazil: Rio Paru (Para). Lower course.

Size:

30cm. (12ins)

Temp:

26-30°c (79-87°f.)

p.H.

5.5-7.0.

References:

Seidel, I. 2008. Back to Nature guide to L-catfishes, Ettlingen, Germany 208 p
Datz: August. 1996. www.datz.de.
www.suedamerikafans.de/en/wels-datenbank/welsart/?art=313Link: https://www.suedamerikafans.de/en/wels-datenbank/welsart/?art=313

 

 

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