Common Name - Emperor/Flash Pleco
Scientific Name - Panaqolus albivermus
Max Size - 5"
Care - Moderate
Temperature Range - 78-86F
pH - 6.5-8.0
Diet - Omnivore. Mostly vegetation and driftwood grazing. Enjoys high protein foods, but should be supplemented with vegetable based foods.
Breeding - Difficult
Notes - The Emperor or Flash Pleco is a striking fish with dark body and yellow/white lines. As with most Panaqolus species, they do graze on driftwood, however their diet should be supplemented with vegetables and high protein food sources. This fish doesn't grow very large, and makes for a great addition to any community tank.