Common in the Rio Pardo in Brazil, a clear water tributary
of the Mogi Guacu. Aquarium Care:
Grows very large and would need a large aquarium with
cool water and a strong current to house this species.
Should be acclimatised slowly for the home aquarium.
Diet: Carnivore: feed with tablets,
pellets, insect larvae, zooplankton and shrimps. A
varied diet is important to this species and genus.
L. lentiginosa and L. prolixa are
quite difficult to tell apart and its quite possible
that they may be one and the same species. If so L.
lentiginosa would become a synonym of L.
Loricaria prolixa lentiginosa
South America:Brazil, Upper Paraná River basin.
Type locality: Brésil, Est.
Sao Paulo, haut bassin du Rio Parana, Represa de Volta
Grande, Rio Grande.