(L128 Hemiancistrus sp)
Common Name: Blue Phantom Pleco
Origin: Rio Orinoco
Max Size: 7 inches
Temperature: 77 to 86 Degrees
PH Level: 6.0 to 7.0
Temperament: Not Aggressive
Note: This pleco prefers some current (Water Movement)
Feeding: Though it is an effective algae eater it should be considered omnivorous and fed a balanced staple diet of wafers, sticks, and pellets along with frozen foods such as brine shrimp and blood worms.
Sexing: Venting is the best way to sex this fish.
Breeding: Have been spawned in aquarium. Male guards eggs in similar way to most other Hypostominae fishes. Cave spawner, but exact specifics are unknown.