Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)

L. Rapp Py-Daniel; J. Zuanon; R. Ribeiro de Oliveira, 2011
Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Acari Amareli
amarelinho
cascudo pepita-de-ouro
Golden Nugget
Iriri Gold Nugget pleco
Iriri golden nugget
Iriri-Orangesaumwels
Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 18 / LDA 60)
Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 85)
Length (total)
> 25 cm
Standard length (documented)
224.0 mm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature
26 - 30 °C
pH
5.0 - 7.0
Rio Iriri

Pará (BRA)

Brazil

rio Xingu ➙ Amazonas

[-3.4519444,-51.6980556]
Map to Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
(Prefered) River depth
1.00 - 10.00 m
Locality
in/near rapids
Type of water
Clear water
Flow
strong
Substrate
rocks
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
green algae (Spirogyra), green algae (Chlorophyceae), diatoms (Bacillariophyceae), Bryozoen (Bryozoen), Chironomidae (Chironomidae) (larvae), (sand)
Eats plants
yes
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: Note head and the first ray of the pectoral fin
With side entrance
BSSW2007
 
 
 
present
I / 4 rays
14 soft rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
little longer at the bottom than at the top
bright dots
fin edging: yellow 
II / 7 rays
Connected with adipose
bright dots
fin edging: yellow 
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
Size of points L81
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
26/August/2020
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.534
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.158
  • Das Aquarium 05/00 S.5
Pic. 2: Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
Pic. 3: Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
Pic. 4: Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
Pic. 5: Baryancistrus xanthellus (L 177 / LDA 59)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
1, 2
Armin Ackermann
3
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