Hypancistrus white spot new??

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Hypancistrus white spot new??

Post by CDNAqua » Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:54 am

Hi,
Can someone tell me more about this pleco available at

http://www.exoticfinds.net/images/hypancistrus-new.gif

Looks very similar to Baryancistrus sp. (L142) (LDA33) Big White Spot Pleco like the ones McEve has here at

http://public.qtopia.no/catfish/index.asp


Is there any info on the web about this Hypancistrus White spot?
how big they get?
diet
temp??..... ya know the usual

please let me know send me a link if ya got one pls..

Anyone on this site with them?

Thanks


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Post by dave » Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:25 am

The species is L201, Hypancistrus Inspector, Orinoco River.

They have been bred in captivity.

I am growing 6 on, I'll attempt to breed early next year.

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Post by AndyAps.com » Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:07 am

i would say its actually baryancistrus big white spot like the one below it? look on planet catfish pr google image for LDA33. I treid posting a pic but it say hotlinking not permitted???
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froggy eyes

Post by CDNAqua » Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:21 am

hmmmm

you could be right


Can't say for not sure but the pleco shown on exoticfinds in photo does not have the Froggy like inspector trademark eyes as seen in the pics on Planetcatfish.
http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/im ... ge_id=4478

and here http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/sp ... ies_id=677

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Post by lrry93 » Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:57 am

It is a newly discovered Hypancistrus. It is not a L201. I currently have 8 of them around 4-5 inches. Some believe they are a cross of a L201 and something else. I love mine. Very active and fat. This is from the day I got them. Yhey are wild caught
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Post by dave » Fri Jun 30, 2006 1:00 pm

Take back the inspector, just been to look at them.

Maybe L142 as suggested, also L274 a possibility.

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Post by discusbabe » Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:56 pm

Very nice fish! :D

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Post by pacificdune » Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:52 pm

Interesting... I was browsing his website and noticed the same thing. Are we looking at 3 seperate species here? This is what I thought was an LDA33 that I purchased from my LFS about a year ago. Note the white spots on the top and bottom of the caudal fin:

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This (image from McEve) is similar to the other fish I ordered from Exoticfinds last year. I do not think it is the same fish as the one I bought at my LFS last year. They are both in my tank and very different.

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This is the "new spotted hypancistrus" from Exoticfinds. The others look like baryancistrus, this definitely does not.

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Hmmmm.... Almost makes we want to order one so I can see all 3.

Any thoughts?

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Post by McEve » Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:22 am

The two top ones are Baryancistrus, no doubt. The Hypancistrus looks very interesting and beatiful! My hubby would have ordered some of those straight away as he likes the black with white dots. Unfortunately Baryancistrus needs to get too big before they are grown up and can spawn. I don't think too many people have spawned Baryancistrus at all actually.

What I'm trying to say is, if it was me (or hubby ;)) we'd order that Hypancistrus right away for sure! :D

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Post by Goober » Sun May 13, 2007 10:54 am

Has anyone come up with new info on these guys since last summer ?
I've got 6 coming this week .

I'm planning on keeping them in a 55 with good current , bare bottom , with lots of caves , wood , anubias and java fern .
Tank is painted black on 3 sides and bottom .

Any other suggestions ?

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Post by andrewcoxon » Sun May 13, 2007 12:02 pm

they look great, are these available in the uk yet?
My Pleco's:
4 x L46
5 x L174
5 x L134
5 x L287
5 x L257
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big white spot

Post by KISSSSOLO » Sun May 13, 2007 8:47 pm

hi, i have recently bought one of these, and it does look alot like mine,
mine is an LDA33, juvenile of L133 and L142

BARYANCISTRUS SP
also known as BIG WHITE SPOT or SNOWBALL

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Post by discusbabe » Sun May 13, 2007 9:33 pm

Beautiful plecs that's for sure! I prefer the stripey variety though! :P My snowballs and starlights do me well for spots! :D

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