Need Help Identifying L Species

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by Guppy43, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. Guppy43

    Guppy43Valued MemberMember

    I just bought this from the LFS but not sure what L species of pleco it is. The supplier tag says its a L333 but it doesn't look like an L333. Can someone help ID it??

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  2. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    Looks like a starlight bristlenose to me from that pic but hang on for more opinions as plecs really aren't my forte.
    A clear side on pic with dorsal raised if you could get one would help the plec aficionados ID it better
     
  3. CarrieFisher

    CarrieFisherWell Known MemberMember

    Maybe a peppermint?
     
  4. OP
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    Guppy43

    Guppy43Valued MemberMember

    My LFS did mention it can grow to the size of a zebra pleco, so around 9-10cm
    I'll try to get a better pic of it too
     
  5. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    L181 / L182 ?
     
  6. Zahc

    ZahcWell Known MemberMember

    Its either an L182 or really nice Pep. Once it matures, if the white strip on the dorsal fades, its a peppermint BN, if it keeps it's beautiful white tip, you have an L182. Im gonna say L182 straight off the bat, but I could be wrong there, i'm still newish to L's.

    Beautiful L nonetheless!
     
  7. OP
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    Guppy43

    Guppy43Valued MemberMember

    I see... Ok then...Thanks everyone:)
    Hopefully it'll do well in my tank :D
     
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