Common Whiptail Catfish (Hemiloricaria eigenmanni)

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Common Whiptail Catfish

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Common Whiptail Catfish

Hemiloricaria eigenmanni

114 Litres (30 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.4

23.9-28.9°C (75 -84 °F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

6-8 years

Family

Loricariidae





Additional names

Common Whiptail Catfish, Whiptail Catfish

Additional scientific names

Loricaria eigenmanni, Rineloricaria eigenmanni


Origin

Llanos of Colombia and Venezuela. Andean tributaries of the Orinoco drainage.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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