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Tiger Butterfly Pleco L168

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Tiger Butterfly Pleco L168

A beautifully patterned pleco found throughout Brazil’s Rio Negro, the L168 Butterfly Pleco or Brazil Butterfly Pleco inhabits warm, acidic blackwater areas in the wild. In the aquarium, they are hardy and adaptable, but will do best in relatively soft water and when given plenty of driftwood or other hides. They should be offered a varied diet including fresh veggies, sinking prepared foods, and gel diets like Repahy’s Soylent Green or Bottom Scratcher.

Origin: Wild Brazil
Locale: Rio Demini
Diet: Omnivore and scavenger – should be fed a varied diet in the aquarium
Adult Size: 6+”
Recommended Tank Size: 50 gal +
Compatibility: Fairly peaceful but may be territorial towards similar species
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temp: 78-82F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm

 

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Tiger Butterfly Pleco L168

A beautifully patterned pleco found throughout Brazil’s Rio Negro, the L168 Butterfly Pleco or Brazil Butterfly Pleco inhabits warm, acidic blackwater areas in the wild. In the aquarium, they are hardy and adaptable, but will do best in relatively soft water and when given plenty of driftwood or other hides. They should be offered a varied diet including fresh veggies, sinking prepared foods, and gel diets like Repahy’s Soylent Green or Bottom Scratcher.

Origin: Wild Brazil
Locale: Rio Demini
Diet: Omnivore and scavenger – should be fed a varied diet in the aquarium
Adult Size: 6+”
Recommended Tank Size: 50 gal +
Compatibility: Fairly peaceful but may be territorial towards similar species
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temp: 78-82F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm

 

***Photos of actual fish in our tank*** If you like updated photo please contact us and we will send you photos/video of actual fish that you are purchasing.