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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Catfish - Loricariidae> Green Phantom Plec, L200 Baryancistrus demantoides

Green Phantom Plec, L200 Baryancistrus demantoides

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 12-15cm

Price: £89.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 2 in stock

Water Chemistry: Adaptable

Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Easy

Schooling Fish: No

Sociability: Peaceful

The rarer high dorsal green phantom. This species only comes on our lists once or twice a year!

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: No discounts available
Size: 12-15cm

Baryancistrus demantoides (Green Phantom Plec, L200)

At attractive, fairly large plec with a yellow-brown body with small off-white spots on the front half of the body. The fins are distinctly yellowy. Baryancistrus demantoides and Hemiancistrus subviridis are frequently confused. However, whereas the dorsal and adipose fins on Baryancistrus demantoides are connected, they are clearly separate on Hemiancistrus subviridis.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Hemiancistrus prefer to stay hidden among rocks and wood, and rarely leave the lower levels of the aquarium. Naturally found among the rocks in fairly fast flowing rivers, often at depth, but while sensitive to poor water quality and low oxygen concentrations, seems to adapt well to aquarium life. Omnivorous, and does well on algae wafers, catfish pellets, chopped seafood, bloodworms, and soft vegetables. Not bred in captivity.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America: Venezuela
Temperature 24-28 C
Size 15 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.0-8.0