Hypancistrus inspector

Armbruster, 2002
Hypancistrus inspector
Etymology
Inspector with respect to the big eyes
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Schneeball-Harnischwels
Length (total)
approx.  20 cm
Standard length
125.9 mm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature in °C
25 - 29 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.5
Origin
Rio Casiquare
Venezuela
GPS Holotype: 1.96194,-67.08891
Map to Hypancistrus inspector
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: Males have a a wider head and stronger odontodes. Females have a wider waist.
To distinguish the sexes
Standard
Bred
 
 
from
to
 
Quantity
 
 
Temp.
29
29
 
pH
 
 
 
GH
 
KH
6
 
NO³
 
Cond.
150
300
 
 
Fins
(Complementary with respect to the genus)
Fin edgings: black
Fin edgings: black
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
13/December/2018
Additional literature
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.98
  • Seidel, Ingo "Hypancistrus Fibel"  edition: 1 (2010) P.20 - 21
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.110
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.580
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 10: Hypancistrus inspector (L 102), 11 Tage alt
Pic. 10: Hypancistrus inspector (L 102), 11 Tage alt
Pic. 10: Hypancistrus inspector (L 102), NZ mit großen Punkten
Pic. 13: Hypancistrus inspector (L 102), male, ca. 20 cm
Pic. 13: Hypancistrus inspector
Pic. 13: Hypancistrus inspector
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
1, 2, 3
Ralf Otto
5
T. Pfeiffer
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
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