Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)

Kner, 1854
Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
Ancistrus gibbiceps
Liposarcus altipinnis
Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps
Leopard sailfin
Wabenschilderwels
Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps "albino"
Length (total)
approx.  60 cm
Recommended tank size
200 cm
Temperature
25 - 30 °C
pH
4.0 - 8.0
Rio Negro-; río Orinoco-Einzug

Amazonas

Brazil, Venezuela

Amazonas | Río Orinoco

[0.93847,-66.81002]
Map to Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Type of water
Clear water, White water, Black water
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: males have greater (dorsal) fins and a wider head, posibly females have a wider wais
WA2
 
 
 
present
I / 4 rays
14 soft rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
honeycomb/network
I / 12 - 13 rays
convex
honeycomb/network
Honeycomb-shaped drawing
[Pterygoplichthys xinguensis (L 83) net-like worm lines]
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012 : The positive list of Brazil
On the negative list of Brazil from 2020 : The negative list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
06/July/2020
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.1147
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.148
  • Das Aquarium 3/96 S.2 - 4
Pic. 2: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
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Pic. 4: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 5: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 6: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 7: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 8: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 9: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 10: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Pic. 11: Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps/Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (L 165)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Janette Richter
1, 2, 3, 4
D. Sal.
5
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