The Spatuloricria genera all grow to a considerable
lengthand are not the easiest Loricaria
species to keep in the home aquarium. Good water quality
and a spacious tank are a must and also the water
needs to be well oxygenated. Diet:
A mixed diet, foods that will find their way to the
substrate including vegetables such as lettuce, cucumber
Colombia: Upper Magdalena River basin. Type
locality: Apulo, Colombia.
Evers, H.-G. &
Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn.,
2005. Pp.944. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2003. Loricariidae
- Loricariinae (Armored catfishes). p. 330-350. In
R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.)
Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central
America. Porto Alegre EDIPUCRS, Brasil. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2015. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, ( 04/2015 ).