|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ancistomus sp. (L358)|
|Common Names||L358, Arret Spøgelsessugemalle (Denmark)
Scarface Ghost Pleco
|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.|
|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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 21 12:58 (species record created: 2006 Jul 30 00:00)|