Reported as quite an easy species to keep and breed.
Provide tubes of approx. 2cm for breeding. Diet:Omnivore. Vegetable food such as cucumber
and other various foods such as tablet, flake and
More information on this species can be found in the
Catfish Atlas volume 1 as referenced.
Peru, Ucayali River basin. Type locality:
Ucayali River basin, Contamana, Peru.
Evers, H.-G. &
Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn.,
2005. Pp.944. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa