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Ancistrus temmincki
Temmincks bristlenose, Bristlenose catfish

Ancistrus temmincki, or Temmincks bristlenose - males sport a bristly nose

Ancistrus temmincki, or Temmincks bristlenose - males sport a bristly nose

This young males bristles will get longer than this

This young males bristles will get longer than this

Like most catfish, Ancistrus temmincki feeds by rasping a substrate: bogwood stone, or just the aquarium glass

Like most catfish, Ancistrus temmincki feeds by rasping a substrate: bogwood stone, or just the aquarium glass

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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

Feed a varied diet Flake food is an excellent nutritionally balanced food for tropical fish, but all species relish a varied diet. Where appropriate, try feeding commercially bought frozen livefoods, very small pieces of shellfish (mussel, prawn etc) or culture your own Daphnia, brine shrimp, or worms. See more about foods and feeding here


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