Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Hypostominae Right The genus Dekeyseria

Down Summary of Dekeyseria
Pronounced dee key SEAR ee ah
Identification Similar to Lasiancistrus but broader when viewed from above especially in larger adults. Striped species of Dekeyseria were placed in Zonancistrus but because this was only based on colouration, they are more commonly placed with the non-striped species in Dekeyseria.
Sexing Mature males have substantial odontodes both on the thick pectoral ray and the posterior part of the body. The male also have a broader head than the female.
Breeding Narrow (height) cave breeders.
Size Smallest 130mm, largest 200mm, average 162mm, most commonly 130mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 4 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down Most Kept Species
1. Dekeyseria picta (97.81%)
2. Dekeyseria amazonica (0.82%)
3. Dekeyseria scaphirhynchus (0.82%)
4. Dekeyseria niveata (0.55%)
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