Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Loricariinae Right Rineloricaria

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Scientific Name Rineloricaria sp. (7)   
Common Names LDA052, Bearded Whiptail Catfish
Skægget Piskehalemalle (Denmark)
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Sexing Males grow short spines in the top of their heads and pectoral fins.
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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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2023 Feb 20 15:13 (species record created: 2006 Dec 25 08:10)