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Queen Arabesque


Family: L oricariidae
Species: Hypancistrus sp.
Common Name: L-260, Queen Arabesque
Size: Up to 4" (10 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Tocantins River basin.
Min Tank Size: At least 30 gallons for adult.
Note: 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.
Diet: Omnivorous, Flake frozen and some live. Tend to eat less green material and prefer the meatier foods.
Behavior: Peaceful and shy. Do not house with more aggressive bottom dwellers or cichlids.
Water: Temperature of 73 to 84°F (23 to 29°C), pH range: 6.4 7.5; dH range: 3 - 10
Care: Easy to keep. Needs good filtration and hiding places to feel secure.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good for all with consideration for size and requirements.

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