L129 (Hypancistrus debilittera)

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Hypancistrus debilittera

57 Litres (15 US G.)

6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")




6.4 - 7.6

24 -28 °C (75.2-82.4°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Sexing[edit | edit source]

Mature females are broader in the mid-section than males.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

This pleco can be territorial towards other plecos and other bottom dwellers, will be peaceful towards other tank mates.

Diet[edit | edit source]

This fish prefers a meaty diet of bloodworm and daphnia, may also take spirulina tabs.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

This fish prefers a well filtered tank with a sandy substrate and hiding places provided in bogwood and rounded river stones. Generally will not harm live plants.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A small territorial pleco, males are more territorial than females.

Identification[edit | edit source]

This fish has dark brown base colouration with fine yellow-cream bands. Rather large eyes compared with the body length.

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