How long does it take for zebra pleco eggs to hatch?
She’ll lay about 15 eggs, which the male will then fertilize. Typically, the male watches over the cave to protect the eggs. He may even stick around once they hatch. This usually occurs three to seven days after the eggs are laid.
How much is a zebra pleco?
Pleco – True Zebra Pleco L-46 Tank Raised
|Quantity||Bulk Purchase Pricing|
|6 – 11||$249.00 Per Item|
|12 or more||$239.00 Per Item|
Are plecos hard to breed?
Plecos are not difficult to breed and won’t need any special breeding tank or additive to initiate mating. All you need is a pair of adult plecos interested in mating and a tank large enough for them. You can also consider adding some cool water to replicate the mating season.
Where do zebra pleco live?
The zebra pleco (Hypancistrus zebra) is a species of catfish endemic to Brazil where it occurs in the Big Bend area of the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon River, and was first described in the early 1990s. It gets its name from its black and white stripes, resembling the colouration of a zebra.
How big does a zebra pleco fish get?
Pictures: a young 2″ long Chocolate Zebra Pleco swimming in one of our aquariums. Maximum size: Grows to about 4″, which is a nice size for most aquariums. These are wild fish, collected by responsible collectors in Southern Brazil. Pictures: 2.5″ long Spotted Bristlenose Pleco.
What is the scientific name for a pleco fish?
Scientific name: Ancistrus (species). This fish is sometimes given the species name temminckii, but scientists now believe temminckii is incorrect, and this species apparently does not yet have a valid scientific name. Pictures: a beautiful young Longfin Pleco. photographed in one of our aquariums.
Where can you find plecos in the world?
There are lots-and-lots of Plecos in the Rainforests of South America, and we’re not quite sure which one this is, but it’s the nicest we’ve ever seen. Scientific name: Panaque nigrolineatus or is it something else?
How big does a royal Farlowella pleco get?
Pictures: a young 2.5″ long Albino Royal Farlowella photographed by us in one of our aquariums. Click on each picture to see a bigger picture. This species grows to about 8″ long, including their long tails, which is an ideal size for many aquariums. Pictures: young 2″ long Striped Clown Plecos photographed by us in our aquariums.