Scientific Name: Hypancistrus sp. (L340)
Common Name: Mega Clown Pleco
Adult Size: 3-4 inches
Life Expectancy: 10-12 Years
Habitat: Freshwater Rivers of the Amazon
Minimum Tank Size: 10 - 20 Gallons
Ideal Tank Conditions:
Temperature Range: 73°F-82°F
Ph Range: 6.5-7.5
Hardness Range: 6 - 10
Temperament: Generally peaceful and hardy species, excellent, undemanding candidate for most aquariums.
Diet & Nutrition: Primarily herbivorous and require a varied diet. Their diet should consist of vegetables, such as zucchini, cucumbers, and algae wafers. They will also eat meaty foods, such as bloodworms and brine shrimp.
Gender: It can be challenging to determine the sex of Mega Clown Pleco L340 until they reach sexual maturity. Males may have a broader head and more pronounced odontodes (bony protrusions) on their pectoral fins, whereas females may have a rounder abdomen.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart