Baryancistrus demantoides is a species of armored catfish endemic to Venezuela. It reaches a length of 6 inches. It lives around granite rocks in flowing water, in the upper parts of Orinoco River.
The colour is green-brown with yellow spots on the head and parts of the body. The dorsal fin is connected to the adipose fin, a feature that distinguishes this species from the rest of the Ancistrini, except Baryancistrus niveatus, Parancistrus and Spectracanthicus.
Baryancistrus demantoides is one of two species described with L-number 200.
Hardness:Soft to moderately hard
Min tank size:60 Gallon