(2) Hans-Georg Evers (1) Mitsuhiro
Iwamoto (2) Kiruya Momochi (3)
Not an easy species to keep and breed. They are reported
when disturbed that they get very nervous and eat
their eggs. Diet:Omnivore.
Vegetable food such as cucumber and other various
foods such as tablet, flake and frozen. Etymology:
The genus name meaning rine-rasp, referring to sharp
bristles on sides of snout (of males); Loricaria,
genus in which type species, R. lima, had
originally been described. The specific name of teffeana
meaning, –ana, belonging to: Amazon River near
Teffé (now spelled Tefé), Amazonas State,
Brazil, the type locality.