Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)

Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007
Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Etymology
debilis (lat.) = schwach + littera (lat.) Buchstabe bzgl. des E auf dem Maul
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Colombian zebra pleco
Kolumbianischer Zebrawels
Length (total)
approx.  11 cm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature in °C
25 - 29 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.5
Origin
Rio Bita (Meta); Rio Orinoco
Colombia, Venezuela
GPS (Holotype): [4.38444,-67.77444]
Map to Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: Males have a a wider head and stronger odontodes. Females have a wider waist.
To distinguish the sexes
Standard
Bred
multiple
 
 
 
Others
teeth above: 10 - 11; below: 7 - 9
Information for export
not known
last seen on a
german stock list
07/March/2019
Additional literature
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.122
  • Seidel, Ingo "Hypancistrus Fibel"  edition: 1 (2010) P.16 - 17
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.583
Pic. 2: Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Pic. 3: Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Pic. 4: Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Pic. 5: Hypancistrus debilittera (L 129)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Doreen
1, 2
Jana Oe.
3
J. F.
4, 5
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