Ancistrus leucostictus

79F
Explanation of the symbols

72F
Family : Loricarridae
Origin : Amazon river
Length : 13 cm - 5"
Min.length aquarium : 130 cm - 50"
English name : Bristlenosed Catfish
A peaceful fish that is ideal for a community tank. He is mostly active in the evening.  The aquarium should be set up with a lot of driftwood and roots that form hiding places. 

They feed mostly on algae and plants.  Feeding with vegetables is necessary.

About breeding in the aquarium little is known.

Photo Credit

Jan Bukkems

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