First reported in the German
magazine DATZ in August 2015. Aquarium Care:
No problem to keep and seem to be non-aggressive in
a group of individuals. Should be kept in warm and
soft to medium hard waters. Sexual differences:
Males have bristles behind the gill covers, on the
pectoral fin spines and on the posterior part of the
body. They also posses bristles on the upper caudal
fin rays. Diet: Omnivores, easy to
feed with frozen and live foods and also tablet and
flake food. Should be kept at slightly higher temperatures
and have a requirement for a higher oxygen intake.
L477, Peckoltia sp.
South America: Brazil,Rio Nhamunda
Datz Special: Habitat, Care & Diet. Seidel, I. 2008. Back to Nature guide
to L-catfishes, Ettlingen, Germany 208 p