Hypostomus mutucae

Knaak, 1999
 
Etymology
according to the origin Rio Mutuca
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Genus
Synonyms
Mutuca-Schilderwels
Length (total)
approx.  10 cm
Recommended tank size
80 cm
Temperature in °C
24 - 29 °C
Origin
Rio Mutuca / Rio Claro, Mato Grosso
Brazil
Map to Hypostomus mutucae
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: males have longer fins
To distinguish the sexes
from genus: Standard
Bred
unknown
 
 
 
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012
Additional literature
  • Knaack, J., 1999 "A new species of suckermouth catfish (Hypostomus Lacépède 1803) from the Mato Grosso, Brazil (Pisces, Siluriformes, Loricariidae)" (Tropical Fish Hobbyist)
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.1049
Internet sources
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