Hypoptopoma spectabile

Eigenmann, 1914
Hypoptopoma spectabile, holotype
 
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
has Nannoptopoma spectabilis
Otocinclus spectabilis
Length (total)
approx.  4 cm
Standard length (documented)
27.4 mm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature
24 - 29 °C
pH
6.0 - 7.5
río Napo
Quebrada Cramalote bei Villavicencio, Rio Negro; Rio Santiago bei La Poza; bei Puerta de Piedra, Quebrada Cuchivero im Rio Mato-Einzug

Meta, Napo, Amazonas, Barinas, Bolivar

Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela

Amazonas

˜[ 4.120,-73.601 ]
Map to Hypoptopoma spectabile
Type of water
White water
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in groups is necessary.
Can breathe atmospheric
yes
Ingos Harnischwelszucht
 
 
 
absent
I / 6 rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
little longer at the bottom than at the top
I / 7 rays
not known
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" P. 324
  • Seidel, Ingo "Ingos Harnischwelszucht"  edition: 1 (2010) P.122
Pic. 2: Hypoptopoma spectabile, holotype
Pic. 3: Hypoptopoma spectabile, holotype
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