10b. Catfishes: Suckermouths, Plecos and L-numbers (226)

  • Import season for Orinoco-Plecos has startet!

    18. February 2009

    The Rio Orinoco is with more than 2.000 km length one of the biggest rivers of South America. About 3/4 of it´s length it runs through Venezuela, the remaining 1/4 belong to the territory of Colombia. The Brazo Casiquiare connects during high water levels the Orinoco-sytem with the Amazon-sytem via the Rio Negro. The import […]

  • Baryancistrus L18, L81, L81n, L177

    26. January 2009

    The main collecting season of the beautiful gold seam sucker cats of the genus Baryancistrus starts around end of may and lasts until the end of september. Although these fishes are common in the wild, live in shallow waters and are traditionally used as food fish, they cannot be connected with one of the about […]

  • Big from Peru!

    24. September 2008

    As last week 2 very huge boxes arrived from Peru the whole Aquarium Glaser team was full of excitement to their content. Then two giant specimens of the giant Panaques LDA 65 appeared in the best condition. With a length of about 60 cm, they should be mature, for “normal” tanks they are obviously not […]

  • L90 Panaque var.JUANJUI

    19. September 2008

    Last week this very attractive variant of L 90 arrived from the vicinity of Juanjui (Peru). They are very intense light-dark patterned fishes with glowing red eyes . The white filaments of their caudal fin give them an additional elegance. Feeding with special food (shrimps, or red discus food)can change fin colors to a strong […]

  • Hypancistrus spec. L 173b

    1. February 2008

    (19.Feb.2008) After a long break back in our stock: German offspring of L 173. This very rare Hypancistrus is probably the most closely with L 46 related species. As juveniles they look like zebras with an irregular stripe pattern. Their final size is a little larger than L 46 L also their clutches are larger. […]

  • Hypostomus isbrueckeri

    27. November 2007

    (28.Nov.2007)At the moment we have a group of nearly full-grown Hypostomus isbrueckeri in stock. The here pictured male is easily distinguishable from its partners by the bright colors of the caudal fin. This is probably the only Loricariid species which shows such a pronounced gender difference. Their origin is the border region Brazil, Argentina, and […]

  • L 27 Pan.cf.nigrolineatus XINGU

    20. November 2007

    Currently available: from the Rio Xingu we got this really beauty L-27 male. With a total length of about 40cm is this fish adult. He is definitely pubescent, which you can see on his long beard and Odontoden. The real nice black/golden contrast makes this fish very interesting!  

  • Pseudacanthicus spec. Typhoon

    2. November 2007

    (2nd.Nov.2007) For the first time we can offer Pseudacanthicus spec. Typhoon. This extremely attractive Cactus Pleco comes from Brazil, its origin is kept as a secret, so that no information concerning the river were they have been caught can be made. In the appearance they reminiscent of Pseudacanthicus spec. “Titanic” L 273, the colour (black […]