Not very often encountered
in the trade. Like the Chiloglanis species
they possess a sucking disc on the mouth. Description:
They differ as having 1/6 soft dorsal rays, eye with
a free border, vertebrae: 31 - 32 and 8 branchiostegal
demersal, oviparous species, in which distinct pairing
occurs during breeding. Aquarium Care:
The care of this genus would be the same as the various
Chiloglanis species and should be provided with
hiding places such as pipes/tubes or crevices to hide
in. Peaceful and nocturnal species. Diet:
Vegetable food such as algae tablets, flake and tablet
food and live/frozen foods such as Daphnia
and Tubifex. Remarks:
In the Red List of Threatened Species it is assessed
as Least Concern due to the lack of any known major
widespread threats to this species or its habitat.
Dja River in Cameroon, Ubangi River in Democratic
Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic,
and north-eastern Congo River basin rivers including
the Uele, Aruwimi and Ituri in DRC. Type locality:
Dscha, Süd. Kamerun.
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