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Family: L oricariidae

Baryancistrus sp. (L142)

Common Name:

Big White Spot Pleco, Snowball Pleco, Snowball

Size: 9 10 inches (22.9 25.4cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Rio Tapajós in Brazil
Min Tank Size: Juveniles and Sub adults (up to 9 months) can be kept in a 30G tanks Adults should be kept in upwards of 50G tanks.
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: Omnivore, Flake frozen and live. Should have driftwood to chew.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: Temperature of 79 to 86°F (26 to 30°C), pH range: 6.0 – 7.4; dH range: 2 12
Care: Easy to keep.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good for all with consideration for size and requirements.

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