Common Pleco (Hypostomus punctatus)

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Common Pleco

Hypostomus punctatus

246 Litres (65 US G.)

25.4-27.9cm (10-11 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.0 - 8.2

22 -29 °C (71.6-84.2°F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

8-15 years

Family

Loricariidae






Origin

Endemic to Southern Brazil, the Rio de Janeiro State Rivers.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Larger individuals are territorial towards other Pleco species, however not predatory and able to look after itself. Safe with small fish.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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