Acanthicus adonis

The Adonis Pleco is dark brown to black with numerous white spots as a juvenile.

The Acanthicus adonis lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

Acanthicus adonis(3) Close-up of head - Click to enlarge - Close-up of head Acanthicus adonis(4) Close-up of mouth - Click to enlarge - Close-up of mouth Acanthicus adonis(5) Juvenile - More

Acanthicus adonis is a species of catfish of the family Loricariidae. The Adonis Pleco is dark brown to black with numerous white spots as a juvenile. As the fish matures, the spots fade. More

Acanthicus Adonis is an omnivore. It will happily accept prawn, mussels, cockle and small pieces of fish. Large bloodworms are also welcome. It needs vegetable matter in its diet and will eat cucumber, spinach, potato and sweet potato. More

Acanthicus adonisPolka Dot Lyretail Pleco, Adonis Pleco = Age of Aquariums > Freshwater Fish > Polka Dot Lyre Tail Pleco - Acanthicus adonis Photos & Comments Acanthicus_adonis_1. More

Acanthicus Adonis is a genus of the catfish of the family of Loricariidae. It includes two species but we will discuss the A.Adonis only. More

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Nijssen 1988 Acanthicus adonis, ein neuer Harnischwels aus dem Rio Tocantins, Brasilien (Pisces, Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Aquar. Terrar. Z. v. 41 (no. 6): 164-167. More

Common names

Acanthicus adonis in French (français)
Acary avion in English
Elfenwels in German (Deutsch)
Helmipaholaispleko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Schöner Elfenwels in German (Deutsch)
大棘甲鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
大棘甲鯰 in Unknown
大棘甲鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
大棘甲鲶 in Unknown

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Acanthicus
Species : Acanthicus adonis
Authority : Isbr