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L144 Super Red Bristlenose Pleco

Original price $13.99 - Original price $19.99
Original price
$13.99 - $19.99
Current price $13.99
Size: Shortfin (3-4cm)

L144 Super Red Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp. L144)


The L144 Super Red Bristlenose Pleco is an enchanting freshwater fish, celebrated for its vibrant red coloration. Originating from South America, this beautiful variation of the Bristlenose Pleco has captured the attention of aquarists worldwide. Its deep red hue, combined with the signature bristles seen on mature males, makes it a standout specimen in any aquarium.


  • Deep, alluring super red body
  • Mature males display distinct bristles
  • Native to freshwater habitats in South America
  • Compact size suitable for different aquarium sizes
  • Efficient algae consumer, promoting a clean tank environment

How to Keep:

Like its Lemon Bristlenose counterpart, the L144 Super Red Bristlenose Pleco prefers river-like conditions in the aquarium. A setup incorporating sand or fine gravel substrates, combined with driftwood and rocky shelters, is ideal. While their primary diet is algae, supplementing with high-quality sinking pellets, vegetables, and occasional protein treats ensures optimal health.


  • 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