Common Name(s)
Green Phantom Plecostomus
Scientific Name
Baryancistrus demantoides
Family
Loricariidae
Origin
South America
Temperament
Peaceful.
Maximum Size
7 inches
Minimum Tank Size
55 gallons
Tank Setup
South American biotope with lots of hiding places
Tank Region
Bottom Dweller
Diet
Feed algae wafers, sticks and frozen foods.
Breeding
They need caves made out of rock or PVC pipe to spawn.
Compatibility
Peaceful with other species of fish, territorial with own species.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: 5.5-7.5, Temperature: 78-86 degrees Fahrenheit
Can live up to 12 years.

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