Rineloricaria sp. L010a
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Rineloricaria sp. L010a

Common Names: L010a, Red whiptail catfish, Red lizard whiptail
Family: Loricariidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South
Main Ecosystem: River
Temperament: Peaceful; Reasonably active in movement compared to other whiptail species.
Diet: Ominvore; Foods bloodworms, brine shrimp, algae tabs, cucumber, flake foods.
Care: Will benefit from large anubias leaves to clean and sit on, moderate to strong current with good saturation of the water with air.
6 - 7.2
25°C - 28°C
77°F - 82°F
3 dH - 8 dH
Potential Size: Male: 11cm (4.3")
Female: 11cm (4.3")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom
Activity: NonSpecific
Gender: Males grow short spines (odontodes) in the top of their heads and pectoral fins.
Breeding: 15 to 60 green eggs laid in cave, pipe or depression under driftwood. Hatching in 11 days.
Main Colours: Red, Brown
Markings: Mottled
Mouth: Sucking Disc
Tail: Forked
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