Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"

Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
Synonyms
Flath-Head-Pleco
Weißpunkt-Dreihornharnischwels
White spotted three-horned pleco
Length (total)
approx.  15 cm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.0
Origin
Rio Xingu (Para)
Brazil
Map to Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: head shape
To distinguish the sexes
Bred
unknown
 
 
 
Fins
(Complementary with respect to the genus)
Fin edgings: yellow
Fin edgings: yellow
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
11/October/2018
Additional literature
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.324
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.20
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.106
  • Das Aquarium 12/93 S.21
Pic. 2: Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"
Pic. 2: Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
1, 2
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