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[edit | edit source]

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


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

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

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