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Ancistrus sp. L032

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 3-4cm

Price: £16.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 2 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 3-4cm

L032 (Ancistrus sp.)

A fairly small species of Ancistrus with a dark body covered in numerous tiny white spots. A good fish for the community tank, this species will eat algae as well as catfish pellets, algae wafers, slices of vegetables such as courgette, and small meaty foods such as bloodworms and chunks of prawn and mussel.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A typical Ancistrus, this species is territorial but can be kept in groups provided the tank is roomy and each fish does not need to squabble over a limited number of hiding places. Males can be distingusihed by the "tentacles" on the head. Spawning takes place in a cave, with the male guarding the eggs until the fry are free swimming. The baby catfish feed on green algae and infusorians.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Brazil, Rio Tocantins and Rio Araguaia
Temperature 24-28C
Size Up to 10 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5