Rineloricaria lanceolata (Günther, 1868)
Chocolate-colored catfish
Rineloricaria lanceolata
photo by Prins, E.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Loricariinae
Max. size:  12.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Aquarium keeping: feeds on plants and roots; minimum aquarium size 80 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 11.12.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.06.17

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