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King Tiger Pleco L066

Plecos

King Tiger Plecos originally came from Brazil.  They should be fed pellets to ensure the food reaches the bottom for them.  They spend most of their time in hiding.  They are used to stone and sand with few plants.  The males are brighter and darker in coloration.  Tiger Plecos are less aggressive than other plecos.  They will spawn if they have a dark cave location.  It takes about a week for the fry to hatch. The male guards the eggs and will also guard the fry for several weeks.

King Tiger Pleco, Hypancistrus L066      King Tiger Pleco, Hypancistrus L066

Scientific Name: Hypancistrus sp. L066
Family: Catfish
Temperature: 26 - 29 C; 80 - 84 F
pH: ?
Size: 12 cm; 5 inche
Life Span: 10 years
Breeding: Difficult, Egglayer
 

Compatibility:

Angelfish, Discus, Plecos