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Hypostomus niceforoi
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Hypostomus niceforoi

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Family: Loricariidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South;
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.
pH:
6 - 8
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C
72°F - 82°F
Hardness:
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.
Variants:
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
Contributors: Cup_of_Lifenoodles
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