ID this pleco?

  1. Mick Mann Member Member

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  2. aliray Fishlore VIP Member

    hampalong is my go to guy for ID of plecos. It might be a gold spot pleco, it is very pretty whatever it is. Alison
     

  3. hampalong Fishlore VIP Member

    This one isn't a Gold Spot. Looks like one of the Leporacanthicus galaxias species. There are several species that look very similar.
     

  4. Oliver5672 Well Known Member Member

    Could it be a golden nugget pleco? This isn't really my area but is just an idea
     

  5. aliray Fishlore VIP Member

    I bow to the expert. Thanks again Hampalong. :;toastAlison
     
  6. hampalong Fishlore VIP Member

    Gold Nuggets have white to yellow edges to the dorsal and caudal fins, and the dorsal goes all the way back to the adipose fin.
     
  7. Oliver5672 Well Known Member Member

    Ok my mistake
     
  8. Mick Mann Member Member

    I have a gold nugget and this isnt similar.

    it is jet black with white spots and whiskers along its face and fins.