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Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias Galaxy Pleco L007

Category: Catfish - Loricariidae

Size: 12-14cm

Price: £49.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 3 in stock



Beautiful large galaxy plecs from our recent shipment from Brazil.


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 7.0 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 12-14cm

L007 (Leporacanthicus cf. galaxias, Galaxy Pleco)

L007 and L029 are rather similar in appearance and both sold under the "Galaxy Pleco" name, but L007 has a taller dorsal fin and a broader snout. Both species have a dark body with yellowy-white spots.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A fairly big plec that feeds primarily on invertebrates such as insect larvae, worms, prawns, and snails. Algae wafers, sliced vegetables, and catfish pellets will also be taken. Comes from fast-flowing waters, and needs clean water with lots of oxygen. Adding airstones or powerheads to increase water movement is highly recommended. Mix only with fishes that appreciate such conditions, such as Congo tetras and rheophilic cichlids such as Steatocranus spp.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Brazil, Rio Guama
Temperature 24-28C
Size Up to 25 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5