Blonde Rubbernose Pleco (Chaetostoma formosae)

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Blonde Rubbernose Pleco

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Blonde Rubbernose Pleco

Chaetostoma formosae

114 Litres (30 US G.)

10.2-10.4cm (4-4.1 ")




6.8 - 7.8

20 -25 °C (68-77°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Additional names

L187B, L444, Blonde Bulldog Pleco, Blonde Rubber Pleco, Striped Bulldog Pleco, Striped Rubber Pleco, Striped Rubbernose Pleco

Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Colombia. Known from western piedmont tributaries of the upper río Meta and Guaviare basins, in departments of Meta and Casanare, Eastern Colombia, Orinoco drainage

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Requires a spacious well filtered mature tank with good water flow. Plenty of caves are a must have for this fish.

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