For other species with the same common name, see Plecostomus. ...
Hypostomus plecostomus, the suckermouth catfish or common pleco, is a tropical
Hypostomus plecostomus, also called the sucker-mouthed catfish or pleco,
originates ... and water quality, and make great tank mates with several fish
Plecos/Catfishes Species Index ... maculicauda); Gold Spot Dwarf Pleco (
Parotocinclus spilosoma) ... Spiny Monster Pleco (Pseudacanthicus spinosus)
Plecostomus, shortened to pleco, are available in many patterns. Different
species & colors include Zebra Pleco, Royal Pleco, Crown Pleco & Gold Nugget
L-46 Zebra Pleco. The world of 'Plecs' has expanded enormously in the last 20
years or so, so many people, and older books, are unaware of the many species
Sunshine Pleco Scobinancistrus aureatus L014 L014 ... Tropical fish and
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Common Names: Common pleco, janitor fish, pleco, plecostomus, sea hasar, ...
not to mention the many other species that have been imported and thought to ...
However, other species of pleco stay smaller. Both the busynose and rubernose
plecos stay under 6 inches and include several differently colored species.
Pleco is a name used for the catfishes of the family Loricariidae . One of the
species in this family is named Hypostomus plecostomus and the name Pleco is
There are also varieties of this species that are missing some or all of the dark
patterning, so this fish is also available as an Albino Pleco. The Common Pleco is