|| This stat was written by Ruthy an active contributor
to the site.
|| Aspidoras depinnai
||A relatively new species, seldom seen in the hobby.
With it's small size and peaceful nature it should become more
|| Up to 1.6in (4cm)
||South America: Rio Ipojuca basin, Brazil. Specimens
collected from a small creek.
|Min Tank Size:
||At least 10 gallons.
||Omnivorous, They will eat some vegetation and plant/algae
material off of rocks and wood, but make sure to feed them in
addition: vegetable tablets, live, or flake food.
||A peaceful species that won't harass or harm others.
Should be kept in groups of 6 or more.
||Temperature of 71°F to 75°F (22°-24°
C) , pH range: 6.5 – 7.2; soft to medium hardness, KH 3-10, dH
||Be sure to supplement their food as they are not
exclusive algae eaters. Provide a soft, sandy substrate along
with areas of dense planting and driftwood pieces for shelter.
Some surface movement is recommended.
|| Can be housed with other peaceful freshwater fish.
||Best in a South American biotope tank. All experience
levels, excellent addition to community tanks as a bottom dweller.