Plecostomus | Green Phantom Pleco

Plecostomus | Green Phantom Pleco

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Scientific Name: Hemiancistrus Subviridis L200

Common Name: Green Phantom Pleco

Adult Size: 5-6 inches

Life Expectancy: Up to 12 years

Habitat: Waterways of Venezuela

Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

Temperature Range: 72-77°F

Ph Range: 6.5 - 7.8

Hardness Range: 4-17

Temperament: Peaceful, they are perfect for peaceful community aquariums. However, it is crucial to note that as they grow, they become more territorial and aggressive, particularly the males.

Diet & Nutrition: In the aquarium they should have a varied diet of frozen (bloodworms, Mysis shrimp) and prepared foods (algae wafers and quality flake), but blanched vegetables (courgette and sweet potato) should always be available to graze on.

Gender: Venting is the best way to sex this fish, although mature males usually develop thick odontodes on the cheeks and pectoral fins. 

Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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