Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)

Burgess, 1994
Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Etymology
autreatus (lat.) = golden
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Acari-da-pedra
Goldener Pfauenharnischwels
Goldie Pleco
Sonnenwels
Sunshine Pleco
vulnerable
Length (total)
approx.  40 cm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.0
Origin
Rio Xingu (Para)
Brazil
GPS Holotype: -3.59118,-51.84878
Map to Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): carnivore
Eats plants
unknown
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: head shape
To distinguish the sexes
from genus: Standard
Bred
WA2, amazonas
 
 
from
to
 
Quantity
 
 
Temp.
28
31
 
pH
6.00
7.50
 
GH
4
15
 
KH
7
8
 
NO³
 
Cond.
 
 
 
 
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
13/December/2018
Additional literature
  • Burgess, W.E., 1994 "Scobinancistrus aureatus, a new species of loricariid catfish from the Rio Xingu (Loricariidae: Ancistrinae)" (Tropical Fish Hobbyist)
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.918
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.16
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.188 - 189
  • amazonas März/April 2012 S.44 - 47 : (Zucht)
  • Das Aquarium 10/93 S.4
Pic. 2: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 2: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 2: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 2: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 6: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 6: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 6: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 6: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Pic. 10: Scobinancistrus aureatus (L 14)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Mike Robson
6, 7, 8, 9
T. Pfeiffer
10
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