Pseudancistrus nigrescens

Eigenmann, 1912
Pseudancistrus nigrescens
Etymology
because of the black coloring
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Subgenus / Species group
Synonyms
Schwarzer Borstenkranz-Harnischwels
Length (total)
approx.  20 cm
Standard length
182.0 mm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature in °C
25 - 29 °C
pH:
5.5 - 6.5
Origin
oberer Potaro River, Rupununi
Guyana
Map to Pseudancistrus nigrescens
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: breiterer Kopf mit langen, kräftigen Odontoden am Kopf
To distinguish the sexes
from genus: Standard
Bred
unknown
 
 
 
Information for export
Additional literature
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.894
  • DATZ 12/2009
Pic. 2: Pseudancistrus nigrescens
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Eigenmann, Carl H. (PD)
1, 2
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