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.