Scientific Name: Rineloricaria sp.
Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.
Approximate purchase size : 5 - 7cm
All Pond Solutions will always endeavour to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions this may not always be possible. Images used are to show the full potential of the fish when fully mature and are not always representative of juvenile specimens.
How easy are they to care for?
We would class these as an easy level of care
How large can they grow?
Where in the world are they from?
Unknown - potentially a man made species but original parentage is unknown.
What is the ideal number to keep together?
Can be kept in groups or singly.
What water conditions do they require?
Temperatures of 22 - 26 degrees and pH of 6.5 - 7.5.
What should you feed them?
Feed a mix of frozen and Sinking Pellets.
How compatible are they with other fish?
Suitable for the general community and will happily live with most species.
Can they be bred in captivity?
Given time it is often recorded to have been bred easily in the community aquarium.