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Freshwater Algea Eaters

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Pitbull (LDA 25) Plecostomus
(Parotocinclus sp.)
Starting at $12.99
…clean away algae and debris. Males are distinguished from females by their longer pelvic fins. Since they are a relatively new addition to the freshwater aquarium hobby, more research needs to be completed on their breeding cycle. However, Pitbull Plecos seem to breed in a similar fashion to…
Trinidad Plecostomus
(Hypostomus punctatus)
Starting at $3.29
The nocturnal Trinidad Plecostomus is a great candidate for the community aquarium. Usually greenish yellow in color, its patterned fins camouflage it well in a planted tank. It comes from the Amazon region of South America from fast flowing rivers to flood plains.A larger aquarium of at least 70…
Yellow Shrimp
(Neocaridina davidi)
Starting at $6.99
…your aquarium landscape.The Yellow Shrimp have gained popularity thanks to their large appetite for all kinds of freshwater algae. These highly adaptable shrimp do well in any freshwater aquarium with good filtration and water quality. However, Yellow Shrimp will thrive in planted aquariums where…
Sailfin Plecostomus
(Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps)
Starting at $10.99
…requirement, it has not yet been done in an aquarium.Feeding the Sailfin Plecostomus is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
Gold Nugget Plecostomus
(Baryancistrus sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…the Gold Nugget's breeding habits have not been documented.Feeding the Gold Nugget Pleco is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a finicky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the tank, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
Red Lizard Whiptail (L-10A) Plecostomus
(Rineloricaria sp.)
Starting at $29.99
…Plecostomus has a very long and slender tail. These plecos develop a brilliant red coloration as they mature. They make a wonderful addition to any freshwater, peaceful community aquarium. There are hundreds of fish in the Loricariidae family, and as a result, you may see a reference to the letter…
Rubber (L-56) Plecostomus
(Parancistrus aurantiacus)
Starting at $69.99
…have thicker spines on the first hard ray of the pectoral fin.Feeding the Rubber Pleco is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
Gypsy King Tiger (L-66) Plecostomus
(Hypancistrus sp.)
Starting at $89.99
…and little is known about their breeding habits.Feeding the Gypsy King Tiger Plecostomus is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
Galaxy (L-07) Plecostomus
(Leporacanthicus galaxias)
Starting at $69.99
…egg-layer that tends to use plants and rocks as an anchor.Feeding the Galaxy Plecostomus is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
Peppermint (L-31) Plecostomus
(Parancistrus sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…has a dark brown to black color. The body and fins are marked with many very small brilliant white specks. They make a wonderful addition to any freshwater, peaceful community aquarium. There are hundreds of fish in the Loricariidae family, and as a result, you may see a reference to the letter "L"…
Pario-Ancistrus (L-048) Plecostomus
(Scobinancistrus pariolispos)
Starting at $99.99
…breeding habits of the Pario-Ancistrus Pleco are unknown.Feeding the Pario-Ancistrus Pleco is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food…
Tiger (L-02) Plecostomus
(Peckoltia vermiculata)
Starting at $54.99
…egg-layer, that tends to use plants and rocks as an anchor.Feeding the Tiger Plecostomus is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food present,…
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