|All Fishes Data Sheet
|Peckoltia sp. (L008) , 1988
|L008, Leopard Peckoltia
Kamufleret Sugemalle (Denmark)
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|Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.
|80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
|Often labelled as ''Leopard Peckoltia''. Similar to L006 but with irregular smaller spots and blotches.
|Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.
|Brazil: Rio do Pará at Oeiras do Pará
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Pará (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Omnivorous with a tendency towards meaty foods. Not an effective algae eater. Well fed individuals will not damage most plants. User data.
|Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.
|Peaceful if a little territorial. As a rough guide give each fish a 12 inch square area well broken up with decorations.
|A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.
|There is no breeding report.
|DATZ 12/1998, pp 556-558.
The (out of water) picture in Aqualog is not the same species as the original DATZ photo and appears to be of L002.
|There is no registered keeper.
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|2022 Jan 13 12:31 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)