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L144 Lemon Bristlenose Pleco

Original price $14.99 - Original price $19.99
Original price
$14.99
$14.99 - $19.99
Current price $14.99
Size: Shortfin (~4cm)

L144 Lemon Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp. L144)

Description:

The L144 Lemon Bristlenose Pleco is a captivating freshwater species renowned for its vibrant yellow coloration, contrasting blue eyes, and characteristic bristles on mature males. Native to South America, this magnificent Pleco is a favorite among aquarium enthusiasts due to its unique appearance and manageable size.

Features:

  • Bright yellow body with striking blue eyes
  • Mature males exhibit prominent bristles
  • Originates from freshwater systems in South America
  • Maneuverable size ideal for various aquarium setups
  • Efficient algae grazer aiding in tank maintenance

How to Keep:

The L144 Blue Eye Lemon Bristlenose thrives in aquariums replicating riverine conditions – flowing water systems. Ideal settings incorporate substrates of sand or fine gravel, combined with driftwood and rock formations for refuge. While they feed primarily on algae, it's vital to complement their diet with high-quality sinking pellets, fresh vegetables, and occasional protein-rich foods.

Parameters:

  • Scientific Name: Ancistrus sp. L144
  • Temperature: 24 - 28 °C
  • pH Level: 6.5 - 7.5
  • TDS: 100-300 ppm
  • GH: 5-15
  • KH: 3-10
  • Lifespan: 10-15 years
  • Size: Up to 12 cm
  • Diet: Herbivore/Omnivore
  • Behavior: Peaceful bottom-dweller
  • Breeding: Moderate difficulty