L90 Lyretail Pleco (Panaque bathyphilus) is found in the waters of the middle Amazon. Like all plecos they should be provided adequate hiding places (Pleco Ceramics Caves and Decor). Panaques should be provided plenty of driftwood as they are “wood” eaters.
Sizes and colors may vary.
Minimum tank size: 150g
Can be aggressive towards other bottom dwellers
Average purchase size: 3-4”
Max: approximately 14”
Diet: mostly omnivorous, should be offered a variety of high quality plant based foods (Tsunami Aquatics Green Dream Algae Wafers, Eat Your Greens Spirulina Pellets, Repashy Soilent Green, Morning Wood, Super Green) and occasional fresh vegetables (zucchini, cucumber) may also benefit from occasional protein rich foods (Blackworm Buckshot, Black and Tan, Repashy Bottom Scratcher)
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