Tapajos Royal Pleco (Panaque armbrusteri)

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Tapajos Royal Pleco

Panaque armbrusteri23.jpg
Tapajos Royal Pleco

Panaque armbrusteri

246 Litres (65 US G.)

30.5-39.9cm (12-15.7 ")




6.4 - 7.2

23 -27 °C (73.4-80.6°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-12 years



Additional names

L027, LDA077, Thunder Royal Pleco

Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Tapajós River and its tributaries in Brazil.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males have heavy odontal growth on pectoral fin and long interopercular spines.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Requires a spacious well filtered mature tank with good water flow. Plenty of caves are a must have for this fish.

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