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.