Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)

Lujan & Armbruster, 2011

(Type species)
Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
dedicated Randy Van Dragt
 
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Dwarf Spiny Pleco
Kleiner Orinoco-Saugwels
Length (total)
approx.  7 cm
Standard length (documented)
42.2 mm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature
25 - 29 °C
pH
5.5 - 7.5
Conductivity
10 - 15 µS/cm
Oxygen
6.5 - 7.0 mg/L

Amazonas

Venezuela

Río Orinoco

[ 4.077,-67.711 ]
Map to Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
(Prefered) River depth
~1.00 m
Type of water
Clear water
Substrate
rocks
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
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Quantity
 
 
Temp.
28
30
 
pH
6.80
7.40
 
GH
 
KH
 
NO³
 
Cond.
200
300
 
 
present
I / 4 rays
14 soft rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
II / 7 rays
I / 6 rays
I / 5 rays
possibly caught with rotenone
not known
last seen on a
german stock list
06/November/2019
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.240
Pic. 2: Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
Pic. 3: Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
Pic. 4: Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
Pic. 5: Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti (L 280)
Pic. 6: Ein Arm des Río Ventuari kurz vor dem Zusammenfluss mit dem Río Orinoco: Habitat von Micracanthicus vandragti/Hypancistrus vandragti
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for the pictures
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