L201 (Hypancistrus sp "L201")

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L201

Hypancistrus sp "L201"

76 Litres (20 US G.)

10.2-11.9cm (4-4.7 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.8 - 7.5

25 -29 °C (77-84.2°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Loricariidae





Additional names

L201, Unset Orinoco Angel Pleco, Orinoco Angel Pleco


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Peaceful towards tank mates, but may pose a threat to fry. Will be mildly territorial towards other Plecos, but as long as there's enough caves they should be fine.

Diet

This is a carnivorous Pleco, feed with sinking wafers and pellets, shrimp, bloodworm, brine shrimp and mussel.

Feeding regime

Feed once a day, preferably after lights out.

Environment Specifics

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

Behaviour

Primarily nocturnal carnivorous Pleco. Will spend most of the day hidden in caves.

Identification

An attractive Pleco. Typical Hypancistrus Pleco in shape, the body is a deep brown/black covered with neat round pale yellow spots. The belly is a pale. Can be confused with Hypancistrus inspector.

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