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Albino L191 Dull Eye Royal Pleco (Panaque nigrolineatus)

$2,499.99

A rare and one-of-a-kind albino variant of the L191 Royal Pleco, this stunning fish was collected in the Putumayo region of Colombia and is one of very few albinos of this species ever imported to the US. The fish pictured is the actual fish for sale. Like all Panaques, they appreciate driftwood in the aquarium and should be provided with a varied, primarily vegetable based diet.

L155 Black Adonis Pleco (Acanthicus hystrix)

$399.99

A giant growing and extremely impressive pleco, the L155 Black Adonis or Hystrix Pleco is found in the middle Amazon and some of its tributaries. With their heavy armor, sharp spines, and huge adult size, this pleco is a true monster fish and adults are suitable only for the largest aquariums. Like most of the genus, they are aggressive and not at all shy, often spending time swimming in open water. They prefer fast-flowing, well-oxygenated water and will do best in a tank with ample open space along with caves and hides to provide territory.

Shipping Note: Due to their large size and sharp spines, large, extra large, and jumbo sized L155 Plecos are not eligible for our flat rate shipping option. We strongly recommend shipping these fish via air cargo whenever possible. Please contact us for more info or for a shipping quote.

Blue Eyed Pleco (Panaque suttonorum)

$299.99$379.99

Among the rarest (and largest) pleco species in the aquarium hobby, the Blue Eye Pleco or Blue Eye Panaque is an incredible show fish for hobbyist with the very largest of aquariums. Like many Panaque species, it is found in fast moving waters – specifically, the Rio Magdalena in Colombia. In the aquarium, Blue Eye Plecos are generally hardy, although they will do best if given strong current and plenty of driftwood to both hide among and graze on. All Panaque species are wood eaters, and we recommend using a specialty diet like Repashy’s Morning Wood to ensure proper nutrition.

L024 Redfin Cactus Pleco (Pseudacanthicus pitanga)

$299.99

The L024 or Redfin Cactus Pleco is a colorful and sought after species of heavily armored pleco originating in the Rio Tocantins in Brazil. Like most members of its genus, it is largely a carnivore and prefers protein rich foods. In the aquarium, the Redfin Cactus Pleco should be offered ample cover and care should be taken with other bottom dwelling species as they can be territorial. With their large adult size and space requirements, Redfin Cactus Plecos are recommended for experienced hobbyists with large aquariums and heavy filtration.

L014 Goldie Pleco (Scobinancistrus aureatus)

$249.99

Easily one of the most vibrantly colored of all large growing plecos, the L014 Goldie or Sunshine Pleco originates in the clear, warm waters of Brazil’s Rio Xingu. A stunning showpiece of a fish, especially as an adult, the Goldie Pleco is peaceful and will thrive in most community aquariums as long as they are given sufficient space. In nature, they are a scavenger, but will typically do best when provided protein rich foods like frozen bloodworms, shrimp, or sinking carnivore diets. Goldie Plecos require excellent water quality and will do best with regular large water changes and warm, well-oxygenated water in the aquarium.

L025 Scarlet Cactus Pleco (Pseudacanthicus pirarara)

$229.99

A beautifully colored and heavily armored pleco, the Scarlet Cactus or L025 is one of the most sought after species in its genus. Found in the fast-flowing rocky waters of Brazil’s Rio Xingu, they are almost prehistoric in appearance, with prominent spines along the pectoral, dorsal, and caudal fins. Growing to almost 18″ as adults, they require a large aquarium with excellent water quality and are recommended for experienced hobbyists.

Titan Pleco (Panaque titan)

$219.99

A rarely seen and, as the name implies, a huge growing species of Panaque, the Titan Pleco or Titan Panaque is found in upper tributaries of the Eastern Amazon in Ecuador and Colombia (possibly Peru). A robust and relatively hardy fish, they primarily inhabit fast-moving whitewater stretches of river and prefer well-oxygenated water with some current in the aquarium. Like all Panaque species, it is a specialized wood eater and requires driftwood in its diet. They should also be offered a variety of other foods, including fresh veggies and specialty diets like Repashy’s xylivore formula gel diet.

L091 Three Beacon Pleco (Leporacanthicus triactis)

$39.99$79.99

The Three Beacon or Redfin Black Spot Pleco is a distinctively colored pleco found in the upper Orinoco in Colombia and Venezuela, where they tend to be found in rocky, fast-moving waters. More carnivorous than many other plecos, they should be fed accept a variety of protein rich sinking prepared foods. They can be aggressive and territorial for a pleco and should be provided with ample hides and rockwork in the aquarium.

L075 Para Pleco (Peckoltia sabaji)

$59.99$79.99

The L075 or Para Pleco is found in fast-flowing, rocky rivers throughout the Xingu and other Amazon Tributaries. As a medium growing and attractively marked pleco, it is a good addition for a medium to large aquarium and is generally peaceful towards tankmates. The L075 will usually coexist with other plecos as long as ample hiding places and cover is provided. An omnivore, they should be fed a varied diet of both algae/vegetable based and protein-rich foods.

L128 Blue Phantom Pleco (Hemiancistrus sp. L128)

$24.99$79.99

The Blue Phantom Pleco originates in fast-moving, rocky areas of the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela. With their dark body coloration and stunning iridescent blue spots, this pleco makes a colorful and unique addition to most medium aquariums. An omnivore, they will graze on algae but also accept a variety of sinking prepared foods. Blue Phantoms are sensitive to poor water quality so be sure to perform frequent water changes. They will generally be more outgoing and less shy in a small group.

L351 Sachamama Pleco (Panaqolus sp. ‘L351’)

$74.99

A rare and attractively marked wood eating pleco found in the Peruvian Amazon and some of its tributaries, the ‘Sachamama’ Pleco usually inhabits fast-moving, sediment-rich waters in the wild. This species is sometimes misidentified as the L090 “Papa Lyretail Pleco”, especially as smaller specimens. Like its relatives, this pleco is highly adapted to feeding on submerged wood and should be offered plenty of driftwood and specialty foods for wood eaters in the aquarium.

L240 Galaxy / Vampire Pleco (Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias)

$39.99$69.99

With high contrast black and white markings and large dorsal and caudal fins, the Galaxy or Vampire Pleco is a popular species typically originating from the Orinoco drainage in Colombia. A similar, possibly related species is found in the Tocantins River in Brazil. Like most plecos in the genus Leporacanthicus, the L240 are primarily carnivores, and prefer protein rich foods.

Hifin Green Phantom Pleco (Baryancistrus demantoides)

$44.99$69.99

The Hifin Green Phantom Pleco – like the very similar common Green Phantom Pleco – originates in fast-moving, rocky areas of the Orinoco and Ventuari Rivers in Colombia and Venezuela. With their light green body coloration and distinctive yellow spots, this pleco makes a colorful and unique addition to most medium aquariums. As the name suggests, this species can be distinguished by an even more prominent dorsal fin than the common Green Phantom, as well as the fact that this species’ dorsal fin and adipose fin are fused. An omnivore, they will graze on algae but also accept a variety of sinking prepared foods – preferably a protein rich diet. Green Phantoms are sensitive to poor water quality so be sure to perform frequent water changes.

True Chameleon Loricaria (Pseudohemiodon apithanos)

$59.99$69.99

This rare, large-growing Loricariid originates from the Caqueta basin in Colombia, although a similar looking species is imported from Peru and often misidentified as P. apithanos. The Chameleon Loricaria is typically found in shallow, fast-moving stretches of river. In the aquarium, they prefer moderate to high water movement and large open areas of sand substrate.