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  • Hypostomus sp. `BOLIVIA`
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Scientific Name Hypostomus sp. `BOLIVIA`   
Common Name
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Can be found in different parts from Bolivia, from the Río Paraguay in the east to the Río Mamoré in the northwest.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.5 - 7.5
Temperature 18.5-28.0°C or 65.3-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Feeding Mostly vegetarian, needs huge amounts of wood in the tank.
Compatibility Very calm species.
Breeding Has been bred in Switzerland once by coincidence.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2012 Jun 30 14:34 (species record created: 2012 Jun 30 11:11)