Acanthicus hystrix

The Acanthicus hystrix lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Acanthicus hystrix is a species of catfish of the family Loricariidae. This Loricariidae article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.v • d • e Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

Acanthicus hystrix(9) Close-up of mouth - Click to enlarge - Close-up of mouth Acanthicus hystrix(10) - Click to enlarge - Acanthicus hystrix(11) Dorsal view - Click to enlarge More

Acanthicus hystrix Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829 Taxonomic Serial No. More

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Temperament: Acanthicus hystrix (Lyre Tail Pleco) are timid in captivity, and it in the beginning has have pre-established hours of feeding. It can be aggressive if the space is little and is too much competition for its food. Company: Can be kept together with most fishes. More

Acanthicus hystrix is best suited for large public aquariums or large private aquariums not small home aquariums of 100 gallons are less. Take one look at the one pictured above and you can easily understand why. More

Common names

Carachama in Spanish (español)
Carachama mama in Spanish (español)
Elfenwels in German (Deutsch)
Mustapaholaispleko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
棘甲鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
棘甲鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Acanthicus
Species : Acanthicus hystrix
Authority : Agassiz, 1829