Big Guy - Pleco Pic

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by SimonDG, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. SimonDG

    SimonDGValued MemberMember

    [​IMG]
    I bought this guy in my LFS he is a little bit bigger than average one but he looks way to good and he ads some personality to the tank :) [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Zerologist

    ZerologistWell Known MemberMember

    Wow... I want that kind of pleco too! So you put him in a guppy tank?
     
  3. OP
    OP
    SimonDG

    SimonDGValued MemberMember

    Yea he is in my main tank wich happens to have guppy's some snails 2 khuli loaches and another female BP
     




  4. Zerologist

    ZerologistWell Known MemberMember

    Wow. Do you know what kind of pleco is that? I am interested to buy one.
     
  5. OP
    OP
    SimonDG

    SimonDGValued MemberMember

    Yea, its a male Bristelnose pleco.
    I think i am just lucky with his size
     
  6. Zerologist

    ZerologistWell Known MemberMember

    Okay thank you!!!

    By the way, there are variety of colors of bristlenose plecos right?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 7, 2017
  7. OP
    OP
    SimonDG

    SimonDGValued MemberMember

    The normal and the albino ones yea
     
  8. Zerologist

    ZerologistWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks again!
     
  9. OP
    OP
    SimonDG

    SimonDGValued MemberMember

    I may not be right but i think the albino ones are a little smaller than the normal one like mine
     
  10. endiglowgurl

    endiglowgurlNew MemberMember

    Yes, albinos are a bit smaller. My 3 are all around 4 inches full grown.
     
  11. Zahc

    ZahcWell Known MemberMember

    Looking at the head size and colour, this looks more like a L034 to me. Ancistrus Ranunculus or "Medusa Pleco". Basically an all black BN, with a wider head. They also like warmer temps than bristlenose, and are more omni-carnivores than algae eaters.

    I could definitely be wrong though.

    @slayer5590 might be able to confirm if I am correct, or if it's just a BN.
     
  12. slayer5590

    slayer5590Well Known MemberMember

    Without a catch location there is no way to tell which ancistris species it could be.
     




  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice