|| L oricariidae
|| Hypostomus cochliodon
||L-310, LDA51 Rusty pleco.
|| Up to 9" (23 cm)
||SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay and middle Paraná River
|Min Tank Size:
||At least 55 gallons for adult.
||The "L" numbers for the plecos can be confusing
for all but the experts. The general requirements are basically
the same for all the plecos. Full grown size has to be considered
when planing to add them to your aquarium.
|| Omnivorous, Flake frozen and some live, needs to
be supplemented with green matter such as zucchini and peas.
||Temperature of 71 to 76°F (21 to 24°C), pH range:
6.3 – 7.2; dH range: 10 - 18
||Somewhat easy to keep. Provide hiding areas for
||Good for all with consideration for size and requirements.