Hypancistrus contradens

Armbruster, Lujan, Taphorn, 2007
Hypancistrus contradens
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
unknown
Length (total)
approx.  12 cm
Recommended tank size
80 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.5

Origin
Rio Ventuari/Rio Orinoco im Mündungsgebiet des Rio Ventuari (Amazonas)
Venezuela

 

Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: Males have a a wider head and stronger odontodes. Females have a wider waist.
from genus: Standard
Bred
multiple
 
 
 

 

Information for export
last seen on a
german stock list
11/April/2018
Additional literature
  • Seidel, Ingo "Hypancistrus Fibel"  edition: 1 (2010) P.14 - 15
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus contradens
Pic. 6: Hypancistrus contradens
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Tom Rudolph
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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