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|Peckoltia sp. (L061)
|L061, Orange Finned Oyapok Pleco
Orangefinnet Oyapok-sugemalle (Denmark)
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|Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.
|120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
|Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.
|South America: Brazil: Amapá: Rio Oiapoque
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Omnivorous with a tendency towards meaty foods. Not an effective algae eater. Well fed individuals will not damage most plants. User data.
|Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.
|Peaceful if a little territorial. As a rough guide give each fish a 12 inch square area well broken up with decorations.
|A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.
|There is no breeding report.
|There are 3 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
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|2022 Jan 14 11:00 (species record created: 2004 May 15 00:00)