Parotocinclus variola

Lehmann, Schvambach & Reis, 2015
Parotocinclus variola
variola (lat.) Pocken, Punkte wegen der Zeichnung
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
unknown
least concern
Length (total)
approx.  4 cm
Standard length (documented)
29.3 mm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature in °C
23 - 27 °C
Quebrada Tacana, Amazonas bei Letecia (Amazonas)
Colombia
GPS (Holotype): [-4.15416,-69.93583]
Map to Parotocinclus variola
Type of water
Black water
Substrate
sand
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in groups is necessary.
unknown
 
 
 
absent
I / 5 rays
14 soft rays
little longer at the bottom than at the top
I / 7 rays
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012 : The positive list of Brazil
Pic. 2: Parotocinclus variola
Pic. 3: Parotocinclus variola
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