L152 Orinoco Pinecone Pleco (Pseudorinelepis cf. genibarbis)

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A rare and distinctly armored member of the Plecostomus group, the Orinoco Pinecone Pleco (Pseudorinelepis cf. genibarbis) is native to the Orinoco River Basin of Colombia. These oddball monster fish routinely grow over 12 inches long and have a generally peaceful temperament towards most tankmates, but can be territorial with other plecos. In the wild, it is usually found in sediment rich white water rivers close to large piles of driftwood or submerged logs.


L152 Orinoco Pinecone Pleco (Pseudorinelepis cf. genibarbis)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Orinoco
Diet: Omnivore and scavenger, like most of its relatives prefers a protein-heavy diet
Adult Size: 12″+
Recommended Tank Size: 125 gallons+
Compatibility: Generally peaceful but may be territorial with other plecos

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not be eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping very large fish via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.

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