Pseudolithoxus nicoi

Armbruster & Provenzano, 2000
Pseudolithoxus nicoi
dedicated Leo Nico (US Biological Service)
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
Synonyms
Lasiancistrus nicoi
Nicos Fliegerharnischwels
Length (total)
approx.  15 cm
Standard length (documented)
114.3 mm
Recommended tank size
80 cm
Temperature in °C
25 - 29 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.0

Rio Casiquiare, río Manipitare, río Emoni, río Siapa, río Pasimoni, oberer río Negro, río Atabapo (Amazonas, Guainía)
Colombia, Venezuela
GPS (Holotype): [2.08373,-66.14582]
Map to Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Type of water
Black water
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: head and body shape
Cleaves
unknown
 
 
 
present
I / 5 rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
little longer at the bottom than at the top
fin edging: white 
II / 7 rays
fin edging: white 
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
not known
last seen on a
german stock list
02/April/2015
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" P. 394
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.380
  • Aquaristik Fachmagazin Apr/Mai 2010 S.94-96
Pic. 2: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 3: am Rio Atabapo
Pic. 4: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 5: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 6: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 7: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 8: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 9: Pseudolithoxus nicoi
Pic. 10: am Rio Atabapo (Kolumbien)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
1, 2
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