LDA42 Hypostomus plecostomoides

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All assigned numbers: LDA38, LDA42

Name: Hypostomus plecostomoides

Common Names: LDA38, LDA42

Location: Orinocco Basin, Columbia, Venezuela

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Appearance:

Compatibility:
A peaceful but fairly large pleco

Sexing and Breeding:
Males are larger and have longer fins

Diet:
A woodeater, wood is required plus plenty of vegetables such as courgette, peas, capsicum, green beans, mushroom plus algae wafers

Water parameters:
24-29C PH 6-8
Not overly fussy about the water parameters but does require a large tank with good filtration and oxygen levels. Wood should be supplied in the aquarium

Max Size:
25-30cms

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Additional Comments:


Belongs to the hypostomus/cochliodon family
 
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