L016 (Ancistrini sp "L016")

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L016

Ancistrini sp "L016"

76 Litres (20 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

23.9-25.6°C (75 -78 °F)

4-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Loricariidae






Origin

Sexing

Mature females will appear broader when viewed from above.

Tank compatibility

This Pleco is not often imported. Should be kept in a peaceful setting with similar-sized community fish and only with other peaceful Plecos if any.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Very similar to L030, but the dorsal fin is higher in L016. As with L030, the dorsal and adipose fin are joined together to a large single fin. In this species however the join is between the tip of the last dorsal ray and the tip of the adiposal ray. The body and fins are dark grey-black with many tiny white-cream spot

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