|| L oricariidae
|| Ancistrus sp.
||Starry Night pleco. L-183
|| Up to 4" (10 cm)
||SOUTH AMERICA: Rivers and tributaries.
|Min Tank Size:
||At least 30 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 with zucchini and peas.
||Peaceful. nocturnal, very seldon seen when lights
||Temperature of 72 to 79°F (22 to 26°C), pH range:
6.5 – 7.4; dH range: 6 - 10
||Somewhat easy to keep. Can be difficult to acclimate.
||Good for all with consideration for size and requirements.