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L199 VENEZUELAN ZEBRA PLECO (Hypancistrus Furunculus)

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Another striking smaller-species plecostomus, similar to the popular Zebra Plecostomus, with this one suited to the slightly larger (4-feet length) aquarium.

When purchasing specimens, look for a rounded (as opposed to sunken) belly, indicative of a healthy specimen. As noted under dietary needs, this fish is omnivorous and will eat frozen bloodworms and probably some algae or vegetable matter.


Spawning is reported to be fairly easy. Like other Hypancistrus, this one is a cave spawner; breeding males have larger odontodes on the pectoral fin spines and on the cheek