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Scientific Name Hemiloricaria formosa  (Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979)
Common Name
Type Locality Lagoon about 1 kilometer upriver from Puerto Inírida, Río Orinoco basin, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Rineloricaria formosa
Pronunciation hem ee lorry CAR ee ah.
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Size 152mm or 6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Western Orinoco and upper Amazon River basins: Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 5.8 - 7.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 48 (no. 2)
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Last Update 2010 Oct 15 03:27 (species record created: 2004 Feb 22 00:00)