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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia sp. (L497)|
|Common Names||L497, Uatuma Tiger Pleco |
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.|
|Sexing||Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.|
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Uatumã (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Furniture||Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.|
|Suggested Tankmates||A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Registered Keepers||Keeping this species? Why not . |
There is but a single registered keeper, view all "my cats" data.
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There is but a single record of this fish being seen, view it.
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 22 15:09 (species record created: 2017 Oct 02 13:47)|