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  • Ancinstrus hoplogenys L059

    • L059


      Ancistrus hoplogenys is a species of armored catfish native to Argentina, Brazil, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Uruguay.

      This fish is from South America: The family are commonly known as Bristlenose Catfish as they have fleshy tentacles found on the head of adult males; females possess tentacles along the snout margin but they are smaller and they lack tentacles on the head.

      Freshwater Bottom swimmer need good filtration and driftwood to graze on.

      Community compatible.

      Min. Tank Size 200 litres.

      Size  16 cm for males, females are smaller.

      pH  6 - 7

      Temp. 25 - 28 °C

      Water Hardness 5-12.


      Diet Herbivore graze on algae and other surface growing organisms as well as eating algae wafers or tablets, flake food, squash, spinach, cucumber, zucchini, green beans and peas. will take flake and pellet foods

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