Present from Santa

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by Gunnie, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    Santa got this LDA33 for me at the Atlanta auction.  Sorry for the poor quality photo, but I had to take it when I had the chance!  Isn't she beautiful?  ;D Santa, you're the best! :-*

  2. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Oh Gunnie she's beautiful!!!! Santas the best!!!
  3. dahlyValued MemberMember

    Very beautiful fish! Congrats!

  4. chickadee

    chickadeeFishlore VIPMember

    Oh, Gunnie, what a beautiful fish! It isn't a bad photo at all!

    Happy New Year!


  5. Isabella

    IsabellaFishlore VIPMember

    That's a pleco, right? What is its name? Isn't it the "vampire" pleco? (Or not, lol, sorry if I confused it with some other pleco). And yes, it is so beautiful! How large does it grow? I wish I could have a beautiful pleco, but I can't in my 30g. tank. Well, one day :) when I get that huge thank I dream about! Very beautiful fish Gunnie !!!
  6. Isabella

    IsabellaFishlore VIPMember

    P.S. What is "LDA33" ?
  7. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Your most welcome!!!

    Tring to round you up a few more.

    Dino Claus
  8. OP

    GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    That is the scientific number it was given.  Some folks call it a snowball pleco.  Some sources say it gets 10 inches, others say a foot.  If you want a pleco, look into the bristlenoses for your tank.  I particularly like the bristlenose sometimes called medusa.  Dino has some beautiful bristlenoses and breeds them.  I think the l number is 107.  Go to the link below to learn more about my baby, then stay on that site and go to Cat-eLog type in L107 and it should take you right to it.   ;)

  9. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    When plecos are first imported they are given a number and then an L before that number to indicate family(Loricariidae ). eventually they are given a common name but alot of people continue to use the L and number to positively ID a fish. Kind of like using the scientific name for fish.
  10. JasonWell Known MemberMember

    WOW it is a beautiful fish. Dino Claus has outdone himself again!
  11. OP

    GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    Yep. It's an honor to call him my friend. ;)
  12. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Gosh, Gunnie, your gonna make me blush. :-[

    But I know you get a kick out of doing that, so its ok.

  13. Butterfly

    ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Oh yes!! We love to see Santa blush ;)
  14. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    matches his suit :D

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