Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"

Ancistrus sp. "L 509" vom río Araza
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
 
Genus
Synonyms
unknown
Length (total)
approx.  17 cm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature in °C
20 - 23 °C
río Araza, Inambari-Einzug
Peru
Map to Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: The males have more and longer tentacle on the head. Often females have only short tentacle/stublles anlong the mouth.
approx. 10 cm
from genus: Standard
Amazonas 1/2018
 
 
from
to
 
Quantity
 
100
 
Temp.
18
24
 
pH
7.50
7.50
 
GH
9
9
 
KH
 
NO³
 
Cond.
 
 
 
 
Males only form very short tentacles (1-2 mm) in the spawning season and form them back again.
not known
Pic. 2: Ancistrus sp. "L 509" vom río Araza
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Hans-Georg Evers
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