Suckermouth Catfish

Live Freshwater Fish - 5" Red Fin Cactus Pleco (L-024) - Suckermouth Catfish

May 9, 10:05 PDT
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Latin Name: Pseudacanthicus sp. (L-024)
Common Names: Red Fin Cactus or Flame Pleco
Adult full size: 10”
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallon
Water Parameters: 6.0-6.8pH
Safe for Planted Tanks: No
Foods: Bloodworms, Shrimp pellets, Algae wafers with an occasional piece of blanched zucchini

This is a very beautiful and popular variety of what are called ‘Fancy Plecos’; it originates from Rio Tocantins in Brazil. It is more carnivores than it is herbivorous, so be sure to feed a mix of foods. It is a nocturnal feeder, so feed as late as you can. Good waterflow,  driftwood, and rocky hiding places are a must. Avoid mixing with other pleco-s unless tank is big enough to establish separate territories.

We recommend using a drip line to acclimate this fish. Click here to buy!

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