L264 "Sultan"


Common Name - Sultan Pleco

Scientific Name - Leporacanthicus joselimaianus

Max Size - 6"

Care - Moderate

Temperature Range - 74-86F

pH - 6.5-7.5

Diet - Carnivore. Prefers mostly meaty, high protein foods. All specimens are fed with prepared and frozen foods.

Breeding - Difficult

Notes - The Sultan Pleco is found in the swift flowing rivers of Rio Tapajos in Brazil. These fish have hook-like teeth that help them rasp at carcasses. A medium-sized fish that can be kept with most other species, the Sultan Pleco makes a great addition to any community tank.