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  • Ancistomus sp. (L358)
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Scientific Name Ancistomus sp. (L358)   
Common Name L358
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Size 250mm or 9.8" 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 Middle Rio Jamanxim
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Jamanxim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding Omnivorous with a tendency towards meaty foods. Not an effective algae eater. Well fed individuals will not damage most plants.
Furniture Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.
Compatibility Peaceful if a little territorial. As a rough guide give each fish a 12 inch square area well broken up with decorations.
Breeding Cave spawner.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2015 Feb 04 13:38 (species record created: 2006 Jul 30 00:00)