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Scientific Name Trichomycterus transandianus  (Steindachner, 1915)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Combeima in Cañon del Gallo, mountains of central Colombia, elevation 1800 meters.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 61mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Combeima, central Colombia.
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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.
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References Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. v. 93, pp 100 [86], Pl. 12 (fig. 6).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:47 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:14)