Hypostomus niceforoi
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Hypostomus niceforoi

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Family: Loricariidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South; Japurá and Solimões; Colombia and Brazil.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Reclusive; Peaceful, will usually hide during the day.
Diet: Herbivore; Herbivore
Care: Feed sinking vegetable tablets/wafers and zucchini after dark. A large tank is required with many hiding places among plants and hollow logs. Young Hypostomus niceforoi live in fast flowing streams but move to slower, deeper waters as they age.
6 - 8
22°C - 28°C
72°F - 82°F
Potential Size: Male: 15cm (5.9")
Female: 15cm (5.9")
Water Region: Bottom; Bottom
Activity: Nocturnal; Nocturnal
Gender: Cannot be determined from external features.
Breeding: Very difficult. No data is available.
Comments: A very rare Hypostomus species.
Main Colours: Brown, Black
Markings: Spots Small
Mouth: Sucking Disc
Tail: Flat
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Submitted By: Adam
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