Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)

Werneke, Sabaj, Lujan, Armbruster, 2005
Hemiancistrus subviridis - Río Ventuari
Etymology
subviridis (lat.) - grünlich
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Ancistrinae sp. "L200"
Gelber Phantomwels
Green Phantom Pleco
Green Pleco
Lemon spotted Green Pleco
Length (total)
approx.  25 cm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.5

Origin
Rio Orinoco, Rio Ventuari (Amazonas)
Venezuela
GPS Holotype: 3.28998,66.60004
Map to Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
yes
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Animal care
The species has few demands on the water. Tap water is sufficient for the animals.
Very peaceful.
Sex difference
from genus: look to head and body shape and pectoral fins: male has angular head, female has wider waist
To distinguish the sexes
Standard
Bred
Ingo Seidel "Back to Nature - Guide to L-Catfishes"
 
 
 
Information for export
last seen on a
german stock list
22/November/2018
Additional literature
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.180
  • Seidel, Ingo "Ingos Harnischwelszucht"  edition: 1 (2010) P.154
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.105
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.696
  • DATZ 9/1995
  • DATZ 8/2002
Pic. 2: Hemiancistrus subviridis - Río Ventuari
Pic. 2: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 2: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 2: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 6: Hemiancistrus subviridis - Río Ventuari
Pic. 6: Hemiancistrus subviridis - Río Ventuari
Pic. 6: Hemiancistrus subviridis - Río Orinoco
Pic. 9: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 9: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 9: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 9: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 13: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 13: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 15: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 15: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 15: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 15: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 19: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 19: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 19: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Pic. 19: Hemiancistrus subviridis (L 200)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Mathl
6, 7, 8
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