L240 "Galaxy / Vampire Pleco"


Common Name - Galaxy / Vampire

Scientific Name - Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias

Max Size - 9"

Care - Moderate

Temperature Range - 78-88F

pH - 6.0-7.5

Diet - Carnivore. Prefers frozen foods, but can be fed high protein prepared foods. The L240 in our fish room eat EBO Mussel Sticks and EBO Shrimp Sticks as staple foods.

Breeding - Difficult

Origin - Wild Colombia

Notes - The Galaxy or Vampire Pleco is a beautiful jet black fish with relatively uniform white dots. Unlike many other white spotted plecos, this fish will not change in color depending on its mood. If there is a color change, it is an indication of illness.