L190 "Royal"


Common Name - Royal Pleco

Scientific Name - Panaque nigrolineatus

Max Size - 16"

Care - Difficult

Temperature Range - 72-84F

pH - 6.0-7.6

Diet - Grazing herbivore. Mostly vegetation and wood grazing. Will sometimes accept high protein foods.

Breeding - Difficult

Notes - The Royal Pleco is one of the larger plecos available in the hobby. As such, it requires a large tank with large driftwood scapes to graze and hide on. It is a classic addition to any large tank, and is not as shy as many of its smaller counterparts.