Gold Nugget Pleco - Baryancistrus sp. (L177)

Origin: Rio Iriri, Brazil, South America.
Temperament: Territorial towards other bottom feeders. More than one Gold Nugget Pleco is not recommended.
Care: Feed with frozen blood worms, zuchhini and sinking vegetable-based pellet food. Driftwood is essential for maximum health and growth. The Gold Nugget Pleco will not usually eat algae from the glass. Plants are not eaten. A strong current and caves are beneficial to the Gold Nugget Pleco. The Gold Nugget Pleco has a slow growth rate
Temperature Range: 26-30C
pH: 6.5-7.5
Potential Size: 30cm
Breeding: Extremely difficult. The Gold Nugget Pleco is a cave breeder. A strong current pointed towards their breeding cave is essential for success
Sex: Very difficult to determine
 

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