Plecostomus

Typhoon Pleco

Typhoon Pleco (Pseudacanthicus sp. “Typhoon” LDA105): Ultimate Care Guide

Typhoon Pleco Facts Originally from South America, the Typhoon Pleco, often referred to as the Giant Pleco, is a type of freshwater fish very popular with aquarium hobbyists.  It belongs to the family of suckermouth catfish called Loricariidae and is formally known as Hypostomus tympanum.  These fish are a favorite among aquarium hobbyists because to

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Rhino pleco

Rhino Pleco (Pterygoplichthys scrophus): Ultimate Care Guide

Common Name(s) Chocolate pleco, Rhino pleco, Alligator pleco Scientific Name Pterygoplichthys scrophus Origin South America Temperature 72-82° Size 11 inches Minimum Tank Size 50 gallons Food & Diet Omnivores Lifespan 10 years Water pH 6.0-7.6 Tankmates Livebearers, plecos, rainbowfish, catfish, schooling fish Breeding Egg-laying Disease(s) Ich, Dropsy and Fin Rot, Fish Fungus, Pop-Eye and Hole

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