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LDA 31 panaqolus albomaculatus

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 6-7cm

Price: £24.95 each

Discount: Buy 3 or more LDA 31 panaqolus albomaculatus and get 15% off!!

Stock: 1 in stock


Water Chemistry: Adaptable

Care Level: Easy

Schooling Fish: No

Sociability: Peaceful

Diet: Special Needs


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 6.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 3 or more LDA 31 panaqolus albomaculatus and get 15% off!!
Size: 6-7cm

Panaque albomaculatus (LDA 31, Mustard Spot Plec, Orange Spot Plec, Panaqolus albomaculatus)

Dark grey body with orange-white spots on the body and fins. The size of the spots varies, with "large spot" and "small spot" forms being found. Males become very bristly, especially along the sides of the flanks between the pectoral fins and tail.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A medium-sized Panaque that requires warm, well oxygenated water, preferably soft and slightly acidic. Because of the elevated temperatures this species needs to do well, take care not to overstock the aquarium and provide supplementary water circulation and aeration as required.

In common with other members of the genus, this species feeds extensively on wood. Bogwood should always be provided in the aquarium. In addition, vegetables such as courgette, carrot, potato and cucumber should be provided on a regular basis. Algae-based pellets and wafers are a useful supplement. Bloodworms and other meaty foods are also required, this species being somewhat more omnivorous than is typical for the genus. Doesn't eat much algae.

Territorial, but can be maintained in groups provided the fish are not overcrowded and kept in a roomy tank with adequate hiding places.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America: Ecuador and Peru
Temperature 26-30 C
Size 13 cm
Water Parameters Soft and acidic water preferred
Water PH 6.0-7.5