Ancistomus feldbergae (L 12)

Oliveira, Py-Daniel, Zuanon & Rocha, 2012
Ancistomus feldbergae (L 12)
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Genus
Synonyms
Orange-fin Xingu pleco
Peckoltia feldbergae
Xingú-Trugschilderwels
Ancistomus feldbergae (L 13)
Length (total)
approx.  20 cm
Standard length
131.1 mm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.0
Origin
rio Xingu bei Altamira, rio Iriri (Para)
Brazil
GPS Holotype: -3.2077,-52.1981
Map to Ancistomus feldbergae (L 12)
Locality
in rapids
Type of water
Clear water
Flow
strong
Substratum
fine gravel, coarse gravel, sand, rocks
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Stomach / intestine examination
diatoms, spongefragments, spiculess
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: Männchen haben einen breiteren Kopf, eine schmalere Taille und eine spitzere Genitalpapille, ggf. sind die Interopercularodontoden kräftig/länger.
To distinguish the sexes
from genus: Standard
Bred
Welsladen
 
 
 
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/July/2013
Additional literature
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.494
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.15
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.61
Pic. 2: Ancistomus feldbergae (L 12)
Pic. 2: Ancistomus feldbergae (L 12)
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