The L201 Snowball Pleco is found in the warm, fast flowing waters of the Rio Orinoco.
Like all Plecos, they should be provided adequate hiding places (Pleco Ceramic Caves and Decor).
Sizes and colors will vary.
Minimum tank size: 20 gallon for adults (10 gallons for juveniles)
Peaceful but can be territorial
Average purchase size: 2-3”
Max size: 5-6”
Diet: Primarily carnivores, they should be fed a variety of high quality meaty foods (Worm Sundae, Blackworm Buckshot, Black and Tan), Repashy (Bottom Scratcher), some plant based foods (Eat Your Greens, Garden Salad, Green Dream) and frozen/live foods (Brine Shrimp, Bloodworms, Tubifex, Bkackworms). They should also be provided driftwood and cholla wood.
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