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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus grosskopfii Steindachner, 1879|
|Type Locality||Río Cauca, Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Distribution||Magdalena River and Lake Maracaibo basins.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Compatibility||Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 16 (no. 18) (for 17 July 1879), pp 194.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 05:32 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 01:52)|