Restricted to coastal river drainages in Ceará state, northeastern Brazil.
Type locality is ‘Riacho dos Macacos, tributary of River Acaráu, Ceará State, Brazil’.
maximum size 4-4.5cm
Aspidoras spp. are foraging omnivores and will accept most sinking dried foods, as well as small live and frozen varieties such as chironomid larvae (bloodworm), Tubifex, etc.
Feeding a varied diet will ensure the fish are in optimum condition.