Live Pleco

Spotted Rubber Lip Pleco


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Found in the fast-flowing, clear waters of Colombia’s Rio Meta and its tributaries, the Spotted Rubber Pleco is a hardy, popular species and among the most effective plecos for diatom and other algae control in the aquarium. In the wild, they are commonly found in rocky, shallow water areas and should be provided plenty of cover in the aquarium. They are enthusiastic feeders and will readily accept fresh veggies, Repashy gel diet, and other prepared foods designed for herbivores and algae grazers.

L445 Spotted Rubber Pleco (Chaetostoma sp.)

Origin: Rio Meta, Colombia
Diet: Algae, biofilm, and detritus. Will accept most prepared and gel diets for herbivores in the aquarium
Adult Size: 4.5″
Recommended Tank Size: 40 gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful towards almost all tankmates. May be territorial towards other plecos

Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temp: 76-78F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm