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.

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Description

L351 Sachamama Pleco (Panaqolus sp. ‘L351’)

Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Amazonas outside Iquitos
Diet: Algae grazer and omnivore, eats a significant amount of wood in the wild. should be offered a varied diet high in vegetable matter
Adult Size: 12″+
Recommended Tank Size: 120+ gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful, but can be territorial towards other plecos

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

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