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Hemiancistrus spilomma L036

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 18-20cm

Price: £69.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 3 in stock



Rarely available Brazilian species.


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 6.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 18-20cm

L036 (Hemiancistrus spilomma)

An attractive medium-sized plec with a pale body covered with small dark patches. There is a distinct orange tinge to the dorsal fin. An omnivorous species, this fish will eat some algae and sliced vegetables such as courgette, but also appreciates small invertebrates such as bloodworms. Can be confused with a number of other L-number plecs, such as L013.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Hemiancistrus prefer to stay hidden among rocks and wood, and rarely leave the lower levels of the aquarium. Naturally found among the rocks in fairly fast flowing rivers, often at depth, but while sensitive to poor water quality and low oxygen concentrations, seems to adapt well to aquarium life. Not bred in captivity.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Brazil, Rio Tocantins and Rio Araguaia
Temperature 24-28C
Size Up to 15 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5