Hypoptopoma gulare

Cope, 1878
Hypoptopoma gulare
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
Aristommata inexpectata
Hypoptopoma inexpectata
Hypoptopoma joberti
Length (total)
approx.  10 cm
Standard length
85.3 mm
Recommended tank size
80 cm
Temperature in °C
24 - 30 °C
Origin
rio Juruá, tio Jupura; río Marañon, río Ucayali, río Pacaya, río Itaya; Leticia; río Meta-Becken, río Apure-Becken, río Orosa
Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela,
Map to Hypoptopoma gulare
Type of water
White water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in groups is necessary.
substrate breeder
yes
Bred
yes
 
 
from
to
 
Quantity
 
70
 
Temp.
26
26
 
pH
 
 
 
GH
 
KH
 
NO³
 
Cond.
 
 
 
 
Fins
(Complementary with respect to the genus)
5 soft rays
7 soft rays
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
Information for export
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
11/October/2018
Additional literature
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America (S. 351)" ()
  • H.-G. Evers / I. Seidel "Welsatlas 1"  edition: 2 (2005) P.299-300
Internet sources
Pic. 2: Hypoptopoma gulare
Pic. 2: Hypoptopoma gulare
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