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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus speciosus Costa e Silva, Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2018|
|Type Locality||Rio Tocantins below confluence with rio Santa Tereza, Peixe, Tocantins, Brazil, 11°46'49"S, 48°37'06"W.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
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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||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 28 (no. 2), pp 99, Figs. 1,2, 4.|
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|Last Update||2018 Apr 11 09:16 (species record created: 2018 Jan 08 11:59)|