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L187 Spotted Rubber Nose Pleco (Chaetostoma Pearsei)

$2199 CAD
SKU: 400000005300

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L187 Spotted Rubber Nose Pleco (Chaetostoma Pearsei)

Description

Temperature: 72-79

Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons

L187 (spotted rubber nose) is a great community pleco for aquariums as small as 30 gallons. They are a great smaller species, growing to about 4.5" long. They are particularly hard to identify, with a dark body and slightly lighter spots across their body. They are great community fish, but they can be territorial with other plecos. Ensure they have driftwood to rasp on and places to hide during the day. This species really appreciates a variety of meaty foods.

Plecostamus in general:

Pleco, or plecostamus, is an armoured suckermouth catfish. There are over 150 varieties! These are generally a larger fish, with the smallest ones growing to 3.5″, and the largest ones reaching over 24″ long! These are also a fish with a high bio-load, so be cautious when adding them to your tank. Pleco’s come in such a wide variety of colours and patterns and they are one of the favourite varieties of fish. They do clean up some algae, but they aren’t as fastidious as some other suckermouth fish, like otocinclus catfish.

Be sure to check the adult size of your pleco variety, as they grow quickly! Most varieties enjoy rasping on driftwood and hiding during the day. Please read the list below to learn more. Each has slightly different care.

Specifications

  • Category
    Plecos
  • Species Type
    Rubbernose Pleco
  • Water Temperature
    72°F to 79°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    30 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Driftwood, Rocky Tanks, Hiding Spots, Planted Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish, Bottom-Dwelling, Solitary, Nocturnal, Algae Eaters

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L187 Spotted Rubber Nose Pleco (Chaetostoma Pearsei)

$2199 CAD

Temperature: 72-79

Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons

L187 (spotted rubber nose) is a great community pleco for aquariums as small as 30 gallons. They are a great smaller species, growing to about 4.5" long. They are particularly hard to identify, with a dark body and slightly lighter spots across their body. They are great community fish, but they can be territorial with other plecos. Ensure they have driftwood to rasp on and places to hide during the day. This species really appreciates a variety of meaty foods.

Plecostamus in general:

Pleco, or plecostamus, is an armoured suckermouth catfish. There are over 150 varieties! These are generally a larger fish, with the smallest ones growing to 3.5″, and the largest ones reaching over 24″ long! These are also a fish with a high bio-load, so be cautious when adding them to your tank. Pleco’s come in such a wide variety of colours and patterns and they are one of the favourite varieties of fish. They do clean up some algae, but they aren’t as fastidious as some other suckermouth fish, like otocinclus catfish.

Be sure to check the adult size of your pleco variety, as they grow quickly! Most varieties enjoy rasping on driftwood and hiding during the day. Please read the list below to learn more. Each has slightly different care.

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