Ancistomus snethlageae (L 141)

Steindachner, 1911

(Type species)
Ancistomus snethlageae (L 141)
Etymology
to honor Mrs. Dr. Snethlage
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Genus
Synonyms
Ancistomus sp. "L141"
Ancistomus sp. "L215"
Ghost Pleco
Lasiancistrus snethlageae
Weißsaum-Trugschilderwels
Ancistomus snethlageae (L 215)
endangered
Length (total)
approx.  25 cm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.0
Origin
Rio Tapajós (bei Villa Braga und Goyana)
Brazil
GPS Holotype: -4.41556,-56.26922
Map to Ancistomus snethlageae (L 141)
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition

vegetables, pleco chips, frozen food: white and black moscito larvas
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Animal care
The species has few demands on the water. Tap water is sufficient for the animals.
Very peaceful.
Sex difference
from genus: Männchen haben einen breiteren Kopf, eine schmalere Taille und eine spitzere Genitalpapille, ggf. sind die Interopercularodontoden kräftig/länger.
To distinguish the sexes
Standard
Bred
multiple
 
 
 
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
29/September/2018
Additional literature
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.490
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.135
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.60
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Pic. 16: Ancistomus snethlageae (L 141)
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