L476 "Black Phantom"


Common Name - Black Phantom Pleco

Scientific Name - Hemiancistrus sp.

Max Size - 8"

Care - Moderate

Temperature Range - 75-83F

pH - 6.5-7.5

Diet - Omnivore. Juveniles will eat vegetables and veggie based foods, such as EBO Spirulina Tabs and Granules. Adults prefer high protein foods, such as EBO Artemia, Mussel, and Insect Meal.

Breeding - Moderate

Notes - The Black Phantom Pleco is closely related to the Blue and Green Phantom Plecos. Indigenous to the same river system in Colombia, these three species are separated by distance and physical barriers.