Cat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Costa e Silva, Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2018 Pimelodus speciosus Common Name 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. Habitat Information Distribution
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Husbandry Information 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. Further Information References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 28 (no. 2), pp 99, Figs. 1,2, 4. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. More on Pimelodus speciosus
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