L018 Gold Nugget 8-10cm

Baryancistrus xanthellus L18 Gold Nugget 11-12 cm in size

found in area around Altamira on the Rio Xingu. These fish are grazers, but not in the sense that they eat only vegetation. They actually sift and chew at the film of organic matter on hard surfaces in search of higher protein foods. In the wild this would constitute mainly of algae and vegetable matter, but with a variety of foods from small insect larvae and crustaceans to other animals eggs. With this in mind, a largely vegetarian diet, cucumber and courgette appear on the accepted menu, with treats of frozen foods such as bloodworm and blackworm, along with frozen prawns.

Ideal water parameters, pH 6.4 to 7.6 temperature 76-86f

Feeding, L018 gold nuggets will eat a variety of foods, Feed a varied diet of frozen food, freeze dried and pallet foods.

We ship live stock on the following days only Mon, Tues, Wed and Thursdays. All order are shipped next working day from purchase unless otherwise stated, if you want a preferred delivery date please contact us before hand. Shipping is £22 for as many fish as you like UK mainland and parts of Scotland only for further details please contact us  we are more than happy to help.

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Baryancistrus xanthellus L18 Gold Nugget 11-12 cm in size

found in area around Altamira on the Rio Xingu. These fish are grazers, but not in the sense that they eat only vegetation. They actually sift and chew at the film of organic matter on hard surfaces in search of higher protein foods. In the wild this would constitute mainly of algae and vegetable matter, but with a variety of foods from small insect larvae and crustaceans to other animals eggs. With this in mind, a largely vegetarian diet, cucumber and courgette appear on the accepted menu, with treats of frozen foods such as bloodworm and blackworm, along with frozen prawns.

Ideal water parameters, pH 6.4 to 7.6 temperature 76-86f

Feeding, L018 gold nuggets will eat a variety of foods, Feed a varied diet of frozen food, freeze dried and pallet foods.

We ship live stock on the following days only Mon, Tues, Wed and Thursdays. All order are shipped next working day from purchase unless otherwise stated, if you want a preferred delivery date please contact us before hand. Shipping is £22 for as many fish as you like UK mainland and parts of Scotland only for further details please contact us  we are more than happy to help.

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Weight 20.10 kg

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