Lanceolate Whiptail Catfish (Rineloricaria lanceolata)

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Lanceolate Whiptail Catfish

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Lanceolate Whiptail Catfish

Rineloricaria lanceolata

57 Litres (15 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 8.0

25 -28 °C (77-82.4°F)

5-19 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Family

Loricariidae





Additional names

Lanceolate Whiptail Catfish, Whiptail Catfish

Additional scientific names

Hemiloricaria lanceolata, Loricaria lanceolata


Origin

Sexing

Sexing is very straightforward in this species. The male has a much broader head than the female and his cheeks are densely covered with odontodes ("whiskers").

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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