SCIENTIFIC NAME / FAMILY / GENDEROtocinclus Affinis, Loricariidae
COMUN NAME Otocinclos Rio Amazonas, Otocinclos River Amazon
ORIGIN They originate from the southeast of Brazil, in the Mato Grosso jungle and it is also possible to find them in some rivers of Colombia: Río Caquetá, Canca and Japurá.
CHARACTERISTICS Color: They are fish with an ocher yellow color to a golden color, with black lateral stripes that run throughout their body, from the tail fin to the Pike. This strip narrows as it reaches the tail fin, where it ends with a spot-shaped spot. The back is dark brown with black specks and golden reflections, it also covers the entire fish. The ventral part is white. Size: 4 – 5 cm
There are no external differences between the sexes.