The L190 Orinoco Royal Pleco is found in the fast flowing acidic waters of the Orinoco basin in Colombia and Venezuela. Like all Plecos, these fish need adequate hiding places (Pleco Ceramics Caves and Decor). These fish must have access to driftwood and cholla wood. Sizes and colors will vary
Minimum tank size: 125 gallons for adults (10 gallons for juveniles)
Peaceful but can be territorial
Average purchase size: 2-3”
Max size: 16”
Diet: Primarily eats wood, biofilm and should be offered a varied diet (Worm Sundae, Eat Your Greens), Repashy (Morning wood, Soilent Green). Must have access to driftwood and cholla wood. Should be offered fresh veggies (Zucchini, Cucumber, Squash).
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