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False Zebra Pleco L127

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False Zebra Pleco L127

False Zebra Pleco L127 is known by many different common names, including Lujans Pleco, Mottled False Zebra Pleco, and Scribbled Pleco. It is a beautiful and attractively patterned pleco with irregularly shaped white striping on a dark body.

Care Guide for False Zebra Pleco

False Zebra Pleco, Panaqolus sp. (L397),  is a species of fish belonging to the Loricariidae family. It is found in the Orinoco and Meta Rivers in Colombia. This medium-size pleco tolerates a wide range of water conditions, is peaceful toward other tankmates, and accepts a variety of fish foods. For these reasons, False Zebra Pleco is an ideal fish for community tanks or those housing variety of fish. 

Max Size:   4 - 5 inches
Water:   73 - 82 F; pH 6.5 - 7.5
Difficulty:   Easy
Living Zone:   Bottom
Temperament:   Peaceful

False Zebra Pleco should be fed a varied diet, including vegetarian and meat/protein based. High-quality fish food for bottom feeders, including pellets, wafers, pellets, and/or occasionally blood worms will meet this pleco's dietary needs. An ideal aquarium should also have driftwood, rocks, and other decorations allowing the fish both to feed on it and find suitable hiding places. 

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