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Super Red Bristlenose Plecos

Bushynose Pleco


These fish are home bred by me. This super red line is high quality, parents shown in pictures. They show great coloration even as juveniles and won’t get huge (5-6” max). They are currently unsexed and about 1.25” long and growing.

Calico Bushynose (Bristlenose) Pleco

Scientific Name: Ancistrus sp.

Diet: Omnivore (mostly plant matter)

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Min Tank Size (in gallons): 20

Community Safe: Yes

pH Range 6.0-7.6

Temperature Range 72-85

Max Size (in inches): 5-6

Origin: South America

Males will grow bushy appendages around the mouth and on top of the head. Some adult females will have a few bristles near their mouth but not like their male counterparts.

Ancistrus plecos are omnivores that eat both meaty foods as well as plant matter though they seem to eat more vegatation than meaty foods. They are generally safe for planted aquariums and stay smaller than most other pleco species. A staple food these are raised on are fresh vegetables including canned no salt added french cut green beans as well as fresh zucchini.

Current Price: 15.00

Stock Level: 6

Seller Info

Store Name: Wild Fish Tanks

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Seller Country: United States

Shipping: Starts at $20.00 for up to 1 of these and may qualify for free shipping at checkout.