of the most extravagant and bizarre of the long fin plecos, this
variety is also one of the largest, often growing to 5-6 inches.
Now being bred here, the male guards the large eggs.
They are perfectly peaceful in a community aquarium, and will
to eat algea throughout
As with most of the sucker mouthed catfishes, for them
to thrive, and certainly to breed, regular feeding of
canned green beans (just rinse and throw them directly
into the aquarium) is essential. One concern is that their
finnage can become
very exaggerated, and tankmates prone to fin nipping
may need to be kept separately. For more information on their
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