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Scientific Name Peckoltia sp. (L140)   
Common Names LDA061
L140, LDA062
Pronunciation peck OLE tea ah
Etymology Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon. 
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing 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.
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Distribution South America: Brazil: Rio Tapajos
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Furniture Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.
Suggested Tankmates 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.
Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium. Pictures of a successful spawn in captivity above were from a group spawned in New Zealand by Geoff Haglund.
Breeding Reports There are 6 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Last Update 2010 Jul 09 13:19 (species record created: 2006 Dec 10 08:58)