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Pseudacanthicus sp. L114
CAN GROW UPTO 40CM
OUR SIZE 22CM
BEST KEPT BETWEEN 27-29 °C
MINIMUM TANK SIZE 300LITRES
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The L114 plecos are found in Rio Rupununi, Rio Takutu, Guynan, Rio Branco Brazil. Cactus plecos are among the most impressive of all Loricariidae. They grow into large, Territorial feeding machines that will bring lots of joy and wonder to those who can house them. They can grow to a maximum of 12 inches and have an expected life span of 10 to 15 years.
The Cactus pleco will require a larger aquarium due to the size they can grow to. They will also require well-oxygenated water, plenty of driftwood and root-like structures, hardy plants. These large plecos can produce lots of waste sp a good filtration system is important.
They are compatible with most community fish and as they are large in size they can also be kept with some of the more aggressive cichlid species.
Cactus plecos are omnivores so they should be fed a good mix of veg and meat, pleco pellets will also be accepted. Some suitable foods include chopped shrimp, Krill, Mysis and veg such as Lettuce and Cucumber.
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