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Whiptail Plecostomus

Family: Loricariidae
Species: Rineloricaria fallax
Common Name: Whiptail Plecostomus
Size: Up to 6 inches (15.5 cm)
Habitat: South America: Upper Rupununi and Branco River basins.
Min Tank Size: At least 30 gallons.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept sinking pellets,catfish pellets,frozen brine shrimp and flake. Should be supplemented with green material such as peas and zucchini slices.
Behavior: Peaceful and sociable.
Water: Temperature of 64°F to 78°F (18°-26° C) , pH range: 5.8 7.8; dH range: 5 - 20
Care: Easy, likes a lot of water movement.
Communities: Good, can be kept with all but the most aggressive species.
Suitability: Good for all.

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