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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Rineloricaria platyura (Müller & Troschel, 1848)|
|Synonym(s)||Hemiloricaria platyura, Loricaria platyura, Loricaria submarginatus|
|Pronunciation||rhine lor ee kar ee ah.|
|Etymology||Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather.|
|Size||100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males grow short spines in the top of their heads and pectoral fins.|
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Mana (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Adaptable omnivores, these fish will eat most foods from cucumber or zucchini slices to frozen bloodworm or dry flake foods.|
|Furniture||The fish should be provided with half-pipe type refuges which also often be used as spawning sites.|
|Compatibility||Peaceful and not territorial.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2019 Jun 26 13:45 (species record created: 2004 Jun 28 00:00)|