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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Catfish - Loricariidae> Imperial Ranger Pleco Janitor fish, Yogi Pleco Pterygoplichthys punctatus

Imperial Ranger Pleco Janitor fish, Yogi Pleco Pterygoplichthys punctatus

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 2-3cm

Price: £24.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 3 in stock

Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Easy

Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic

Schooling Fish: No

Sociability: Peaceful

Pretty little juveniles - plenty of food and TLC required.

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: 2-3cm

Pterygoplichthys punctatus (Imperial Ranger Pleco, Janitor fish, Yogi Pleco)

Pterygoplichthys can be identified by the number of rays in the dorsal fin, where there is more than 10 it indicates that it's a Pterygoplichthys. Most other plecos have 8 or fewer rays. The attractive colouration of the juvenile fish changes to a more common looking 'brown with dark brown' spots with adulthood

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

These catfish are omnivorous, they are quite good algae eaters, especially in their youth. Pterygoplichthys punctatus cam be kept with most medium sized community fish. They are also fine as juveniles but can get boisterous/ territorial as they mature so a single species is recommended to aquarists.

This place will eat any aquarium prepared foods such as flake, tablet, live and frozen.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America
Temperature 22-26C
Size 28CM
Water Parameters Adaptable
Water PH 6-7.5