An undescribed species that
is similar looking to O.
the caudal peduncle blotch is clear in sp.1. Aquarium
Care: This is a small group of Loricariids
which do well in aquariaand will keep the
algae down without harming the plants in the tank.Best to keep in a group with more males for breeding
purposes. Reproduction: The females
will lay eggs on the plants and tank glass after the
females have been chased around the tank by the male.
Like Corydoras they present a t-position
breeding mode. Diet:Omnivore:
algae, tablet foods, flake and small frozen foods.
This species of Otocinclus tends to be more
of a challenge in the aquarium.