L018 "Gold Nugget"


Common Name - Gold Nugget

Scientific Name - Baryancistrus xanthellus

Max Size - 10"

Care - Difficult

Temperature Range - 74-82F

pH - 6.0-7.5

Diet - Biofilm, protein based foods, and vegetables.

Breeding - Difficult

Origin - Wild Brazil

Notes - The Gold Nugget Pleco is one of the most desirable plecos. A stunning specimen with bright yellow spots and fin seams, this pleco is a great addition to any tank. Gold nuggets can be very difficult to acclimate to captivity, so extra care must be taken in order to ensure that they will thrive. All specimens are quarantined and eating before being listed.