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Acanthicus adonis


Family: L oricariidae
Species: Acanthicus adonis
Common Name: Adonis - L155
Size: 24 inches (60.6cm) in the aquariun, in the wild up to 40 inches (60.6cm)
Minimum Tank Size: 6 feet (182 cm) aquariun, Best in public aquarium.
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil- native to Tocantins River.
Diet: Omnivorous, High amounts of vegetable matter, and can be supplemented with fruit, vegetables, pellets and bits of fish, algae wafers and live foods.
Behavior: Bottom opportunistic feeder, territorial.
Water: Temperature of 75°F to 80°F (24°-27° C) , pH range: 6.0 7.0; dH range: 5 - 12
Care: Easy to keep.
Communities: Best not kept with other plecs at all, larger but not aggressive mid to top swimming fish tank mates should be fine.
Suitability: Good for all with consideration for size. Not suited for the casual hobbyist who cannot meet its growth potential.

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