Hello catfish friends,
a few weeks ago my friend André Thierfelder succeeded the reproduction of Peckoltia sp. “Rio Nhamunda”. A previous breeding of this species is not known. Congratulations, André.
The group consists of five animals, 3 males and 2 females.
The aquarium has a length from 100 cm, 160 liter. Only these Peckoltia are in the aquarium, no other fishes.
The aquarium have a Hamburger Mattenfilter with air lift, caves for catfishes, plates of slate and roots. It was not used substrate.
André fed about 80% pellets (Dupla, Genzel, JBL) and 20% frozen food.
He made a rest period of 3 months.
Thereafter, he has changed the water between 70% and 90%.
The water values: temperature about 29°C, pH about 7, KH3, GH 6, conductivity 270 – 300 µS/cm.
Clutch size: 20 -30.
Cover photo: Peckoltia sp. “Rio Nhamunda”, Enrico Richter