Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"

Ancistrus sp. "L 509" vom río Araza
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
 
Genus
Synonyms
unknown
Length (total)
approx.  17 cm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature in °C
20 - 23 °C
Origin
río Araza, Inambari-Einzug
Peru
Map to Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: The males have more and longer tentacle on the head. Often females have only short tentacle/stublles anlong the mouth.
To distinguish the sexes
Sexual maturity from
approx. 10 cm
from genus: Standard
Bred
Amazonas 1/2018
 
 
from
to
 
Quantity
 
100
 
Temp.
18
24
 
pH
7.50
7.50
 
GH
9
9
 
KH
 
NO³
 
Cond.
 
 
 
 
Others
Males only form very short tentacles (1-2 mm) in the spawning season and form them back again.
Information for export
Additional literature
Pic. 2: Ancistrus sp. "L 509" vom río Araza
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Hans-Georg Evers
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