Hypoptopoma gulare

Cope, 1878
Hypoptopoma gulare
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
Aristommata inexpectata
Hypoptopoma inexpectata
Hypoptopoma joberti
Length (total)
approx.  10 cm
Recommended tank size
80 cm
Temperature in °C
24 - 30 °C
Origin
Rio Jurua, Rio Jupura; Rio Maranon, Rio Ucayali, Rio Pacaya, Rio Itaya; Leticia; Rio Meta-Becken, Rio Apure-Becken
Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela,
Type of water
White water
Nutrition
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in groups is necessary.
Bred
yes
 
 
 
Information for export
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012
last seen on a
german stock list
11.04.18
Additional literature
  • H.-G. Evers / I. Seidel "Welsatlas 1"  edition: 2 (2005) P.299-300
Pic. 2: Hypoptopoma gulare
Pic. 2: Hypoptopoma gulare
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