Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypostominae Right Arrow Ancistomus

Down arrow Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Ancistomus sp. (L208)   
Common Name L208
Down arrow Species Information
Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have a broader head than females.
Females have a wider waist than males.
The genital papilla of males is more pointed.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution Rio Jaciparaná, Rondônia, Brazil
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Jaci Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
pH 5.5 - 7.5
Temperature 25.0-29.0°C or 77-84.2°F (Show species within this range)
Down arrow Husbandry Information
Feeding Herbivore and carnivore wafers, frozen food.
Breeding The fish breeds in caves. The male guards the brood. Males and females were about 130 mm in size.
There were 52 eggs. The spawn occurred in the following water parameters:
Temperature 28°C, pH: 6.9
NO3: < 10 mg/l
KH: <1 °dH, GH: <1 °dH
Conductivity: 112 µS/cm
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There are 6 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There are 2 wishes to keep this species, see who wants what.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There are 2 records of this fish being seen, view them all.
Forum BBCode
More on Ancistomus sp. (L208)
Look up Look up Ancistomus sp. (L208) on
 QR code LFS label creator.
Last Update 2015 Feb 04 13:32 (species record created: 2006 Mar 19 00:00)