Bulldog Pleco, Chaetostoma Pleco, Gold-Fin Suckermouth, Head-Spotted Chaestostoma, Plecostomus Chaetostoma Pleco L-187A, Rubber Face Pleco, Spotted Bulldog
Size: up to 5 inches in about 4-5 plus years
Origin: Columbia, South America
Food: Some Green Hair or Filamentous Algae, Algae on Glass, Plants and Rocks. Supplement with New Life Spectrum “Community Formula” or “H20 Stable Wafers”
This simple to care for, peaceful omnivore is ideal for tanks 30 gallons +. If you have one of these stocked in your tank, he will be a great janitor! This is a plecostamus that will not harm your plants and will scrape old hard algaes off of the glass, keep driftwood clean & scavenge the bottom for debris. This is a well sought after Pleco by planted aquarists everywhere and are not always easy to find especially at this price. Compare to other competitors who charge as much as $35.00 each.
Good rule of thumb for stocking: 1 per 5 gallons. Ideal tank mates include: Angels, Discus and other Cichlids, Tetras, Barbs, Danios, Rasboras, Gouramis, Rainbowfish, Livebearers, Loaches, other Plecos, and scavenger Catfish. Great community fish!
size when shipped = about 1.5″