Green Phantom Pleco – Hemiancistrus Subviridis, L200

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Common name: Green Phantom Plecostomus, L200 Scientific name: Hemiancistrus Subviridis, L200 Average Adult Fish Size: 7 inches / 18 cm Place of Origin: Rio Orinoco, Venezuela Typical Tank setup: Rocky S. American biotope with a lot of caves and hiding …

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Tiger Peckoltia – Panaque sp L002

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Common name: Tiger Peckoltia, L002 Scientific name: Panaque sp L002 Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: South America: Pará, Rio Tocantins at Cametá, Brazil Typical Tank setup: A dimly lit tank with lots of cover …

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Loricariidae – Hypancistrus sp L333

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Common Name: Loricariidae, L333 Scientific Name: Hypancistrus sp L333 Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches  /  15 cm Place of Origin: Rio Xingu, Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Sand substrate, wood and many holes for the males to hide. Plants are welcome …

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Longfinned Bristlenose Pleco – Ancistrus sp

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Common name: Longfinned Bristlenose Pleco, Bristlenose Pleco Scientific name: Ancistrus sp Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: A large part of South America Typical Tank setup: S. American biotope with rocks, bogwood/driftwood, and plants …

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Common Pleco – Hypostomus Plecostomus

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Common name: Common Pleco, Trinidad Plecostomus Scientific name: Hypostomus Plecostomus Average Adult Fish Size: 1 – 2 feet  /  30-60 cm Place of Origin: Central and South America Typical Tank setup: S. American biotope with rocks, caves, driftwood/bogwood, and sturdy, …

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Gold Nugget Pleco – Baryancistrus, L018, L081, L085, L177

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Common name: Gold Nugget Pleco, Gold Seam Pleco, L018, L081, L085, L177 Scientific name: Baryancistrus Species Average Adult Fish Size: 6 – 8 inches  /  15 – 20 cm Place of Origin: Amazon River, South America Typical Tank setup: S. …

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Candy Striped Pleco – Peckoltia Vittata, L15

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Common name: Candy Striped Plecostomus, L15 Scientific name: Peckoltia Vittata Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches  /  10 cm Place of Origin: Middle and lower part of the Amazon River in South America Typical Tank setup: Rio Amazon biotope with …

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Snowball Pleco – Hypancistrus Inspector, L102, L142, L033

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Common name: Snowball Plecostomus, L102,L142, L033 Scientific name: Hypancistrus Inspector Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches  /  16 cm Place of Origin: Rio Negro, Venezuela, South America. Typical Tank setup: S. American biotope with rocks, bogwood/driftwood, and live plants. A …

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Royal Pleco – Panaque Nigrolineatus, L190

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Common name: Royal Plecostomus, Royal Panaque, Royal Catfish, L190 Scientific name:   Panaque Nigrolineatus, Chaetostomus Nigrolineatus Average Adult Fish Size: 17 inches  /  43 cm Place of Origin: Columbia, Venezuela, and Brazil, South America Typical Tank setup: South American biotope …

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Vampire Pleco – Leporacanthicus Galaxias, L029

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Common name: Vampire Plecostomus, Galaxy pleco, Tusken pleco, L029 Scientific name: Leporacanthicus Galaxias Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches  /  25 cm Place of Origin: Brazil, South America Typical Tank setup: S. American riverine biotope with rocks, caves, bogwood/driftwood and …

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Bristlenose Pleco – Ancistrus Temminckii

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Common name: Bushy Nose Plecostomus, Bushy nose catfish, Bristlenose catfish, Bristlenose plec and Bushynose pleco. Scientific name: Ancistrus Temminckii, Ancistrus Specie Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: A large part of South America Typical …

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Leopard Pleco – Glyptoperichthys Gibbiceps, L083, L165

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Common name: Leopard Plecostomus, Sailfin Plecostomus, Leopard Sailfin Plecostomus, L083, L165 Scientific name: Glyptoperichthys Gibbiceps, Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Average Adult Fish Size: 20 inches  /  51 cm! Place of Origin: South America Typical Tank setup: S. American biotope with rocks, driftwood, …

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Leopard Frog Pleco – Peckoltia Compta, L134

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Common name: Leopard Frog Plecostomus, L134 Scientific name: Peckoltia Compta Average Adult Fish Size: 4.3 inches  /  11 cm Place of Origin: Brazil, South America Typical Tank setup: South American biotope with rocks, roots, driftwood, or bog wood. Live plants …

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King Tiger Pleco – Hypancistrus Species, L066

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Common name: King Tiger Plecostomus, Network pleco, and Scribbled pleco, L066 Scientific name:   Hypancistrus Species Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: North East Brazil, South America Typical Tank setup: South American riverine biotope …

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