L047 "Magnum"


Common Name - Magnum/Mango Pleco

Scientific Name - Baryancistrus chrysolomus

Max Size - 8"

Care - Difficult

Temperature Range - 78-84F

pH - 6.4-7.8

Diet - Omnivore. Will readily accept most high protein food sources

Breeding - Undocumented

Notes - The Magnum or Mango Pleco is a beautiful species related to the well known Gold Nugget Pleco. The species from the Baryancistrus genus are grazers that feed off of microorganisms that grow on organic matter. These fish are notoriously difficult to acclimate to captivity, but we have taken great care to ensure that all specimens listed are healthy and eating.