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L134 Leopard Frog Pleco

Original price $89.99 - Original price $89.99
Original price
$89.99
$89.99 - $89.99
Current price $89.99
Size: Small ~3-4cm

L134 Leopard Frog Pleco (Peckoltia compta)

Description:

The L134 Leopard Frog Pleco, scientifically known as Peckoltia compta, is a highly sought-after species in the aquarium trade. Renowned for its striking pattern of dark spots on a light, creamy-yellow background, this small to medium-sized pleco is a favorite for its beauty and manageable size. It originates from the clear waters of the Amazon Basin and is a peaceful, bottom-dwelling fish that adds both character and functionality to freshwater tanks.

Features:

  • Distinctive leopard-like spots over a creamy-yellow background
  • Peaceful nature, making it an excellent tank mate for many community aquariums
  • Max size of about 4-5 inches, suitable for a variety of tank sizes
  • Prefers hiding spots and a diet rich in vegetable matter

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 30 gallons with plenty of hiding places such as caves, driftwood, and plants
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.5, soft to moderately hard water
  • Temperature: 26-30°C (79-86°F)
  • Diet: Omnivorous; prefers a mix of algae, vegetables, and high-quality sinking pellets or wafers
  • Compatibility: Ideal for community tanks with similar-sized peaceful fish