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Rubber Pleco Parancistrus aurantiacus
Category: Catfish - Loricariidae
Price: £24.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 10 in stock
Water Chemistry: Adaptable
Care Level: Easy
Schooling Fish: No
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Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.00 and Soft|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Parancistrus aurantiacus (Rubber Plec, Chubby Plec)
A medium-sized catfish with the unusual habit of changing its colour, from grey to gold. Fish intermediate between the two extremes are piebald, with grey and yellow patches. The fish usually only change from grey to gold, but there are reports of fish changing back.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A territorial, omnivorous suckermouth catfish. Needs an aquarium with a few good hiding places and good water quality. Eats all the usual foods, including algae wafers, softened vegetables, chopped seafood, bloodworms, etc. Intolerant of its own kind, but a good community fish when kept with midwater barbs, characins and non-aggressive cichlids.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||South America: Brazil|
|Water Parameters||Adaptable, but avoid extremes|