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L340 Mega Clown Pleco (Hypancistrus sp.)

$4499 CAD
SKU: 400000030234

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L340 Mega Clown Pleco (Hypancistrus sp.)

Description

The L340 Mega Clown Pleco (Hypancistrus sp.) is a popular freshwater aquarium fish known for its distinctive appearance and relatively small size. 

  1. Temperature: The L340 Mega Clown Pleco thrives in a tropical freshwater environment. Maintain a temperature range of 78-82°F (25-28°C) for optimal health.
  2. Minimum Tank Size: A tank with a minimum capacity of 30 gallons is recommended. Provide hiding spots and caves to create a suitable environment for the pleco.

Feeding Habits: L340 Mega Clown Plecos are omnivores, and their diet should include a mix of high-quality sinking pellets, tablets, and fresh vegetables. Supplement their diet with occasional treats like bloodworms, brine shrimp, or other protein-rich foods.

Habitat Preference: Provide plenty of hiding places, such as caves and driftwood, as these plecos are nocturnal and enjoy sheltered areas during the day. They appreciate a tank with moderate water flow.

Water pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level, ideally between 6.5 and 7.5.

Behavior: L340 Mega Clown Plecos are generally peaceful, but they can be territorial, especially towards their own species.

They are nocturnal, so they will be more active during the night.

These plecos are more solitary and territorial, and they may not appreciate the company of other plecos, especially those of the same species.

Like many plecos, the L340 Mega Clown Pleco is a bottom-dweller, spending much of its time near the substrate and hiding in caves.

Color: The L340 Mega Clown Pleco is known for its striking appearance, featuring a base coloration of dark brown to black with vibrant yellow or orange spots. The contrast between the dark background and the bright spots gives it a clown-like appearance.

Other Details: Regular water changes are essential to maintain water quality. Use a fine substrate to mimic their natural habitat, as they may sift through it in search of food.

Remember, individual fish may have different preferences and behaviors, so it's important to monitor your specific fish and make adjustments to their care based on their needs and behavior.

Specifications

  • Category
    Plecos
  • Species Type
    Clown Pleco
  • Water Temperature
    75°F to 82°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    30 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Hiding Spots, Driftwood, Planted Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Solitary, Semi-aggressive, Aggressive, Nocturnal, Bottom-Dwelling

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L340 Mega Clown Pleco (Hypancistrus sp.)

$4499 CAD

The L340 Mega Clown Pleco (Hypancistrus sp.) is a popular freshwater aquarium fish known for its distinctive appearance and relatively small size. 

  1. Temperature: The L340 Mega Clown Pleco thrives in a tropical freshwater environment. Maintain a temperature range of 78-82°F (25-28°C) for optimal health.
  2. Minimum Tank Size: A tank with a minimum capacity of 30 gallons is recommended. Provide hiding spots and caves to create a suitable environment for the pleco.

Feeding Habits: L340 Mega Clown Plecos are omnivores, and their diet should include a mix of high-quality sinking pellets, tablets, and fresh vegetables. Supplement their diet with occasional treats like bloodworms, brine shrimp, or other protein-rich foods.

Habitat Preference: Provide plenty of hiding places, such as caves and driftwood, as these plecos are nocturnal and enjoy sheltered areas during the day. They appreciate a tank with moderate water flow.

Water pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level, ideally between 6.5 and 7.5.

Behavior: L340 Mega Clown Plecos are generally peaceful, but they can be territorial, especially towards their own species.

They are nocturnal, so they will be more active during the night.

These plecos are more solitary and territorial, and they may not appreciate the company of other plecos, especially those of the same species.

Like many plecos, the L340 Mega Clown Pleco is a bottom-dweller, spending much of its time near the substrate and hiding in caves.

Color: The L340 Mega Clown Pleco is known for its striking appearance, featuring a base coloration of dark brown to black with vibrant yellow or orange spots. The contrast between the dark background and the bright spots gives it a clown-like appearance.

Other Details: Regular water changes are essential to maintain water quality. Use a fine substrate to mimic their natural habitat, as they may sift through it in search of food.

Remember, individual fish may have different preferences and behaviors, so it's important to monitor your specific fish and make adjustments to their care based on their needs and behavior.

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