Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"

 
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 (río Marcapata), 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
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