Cat-eLog Right Arrow Trichomycteridae Right Arrow Trichomycterinae Right Arrow Trichomycterus

Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Trichomycterus ruitoquensis  Ardila Rodríguez, 2007
Common Name
Type Locality Río Riofrío, sector ''La Clausen'', tributary to río de Oro, cuennca alta del río Lebrija, sistema río Magdalena, Municipio de Floridablanca, Departamento de Santander, Colombia, elevation 1000 meters.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
References Peces del Departamento de Santander - Colombia. No. 3, pp [3], 3 pls.; figs. 1-8.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
More on Trichomycterus ruitoquensis
Look up AquaticRepublic.com Look up Trichomycterus ruitoquensis on AquaticRepublic.com
BBCode (use in forum posts)
(species permalink)
Look up Fishbase Look up Trichomycterus ruitoquensis on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 167 hits.
Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:44 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:08)