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|Scientific Name||Ancistomus sp. (L208)|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males have a broader head than females.
Females have a wider waist than males.
The genital papilla of males is more pointed.
|Distribution||Rio Jaciparaná, Rondônia, Brazil
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Jaci Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||5.5 - 7.5|
|Temperature||25.0-29.0°C or 77-84.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Herbivore and carnivore wafers, frozen food.|
|Breeding||The fish breeds in caves. The male guards the brood. Males and females were about 130 mm in size.
There were 52 eggs. The spawn occurred in the following water parameters:
Temperature 28°C, pH: 6.9
NO3: < 10 mg/l
KH: <1 °dH, GH: <1 °dH
Conductivity: 112 µS/cm
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2015 Feb 04 13:32 (species record created: 2006 Mar 19 00:00)|