Pleco – Plecostomus

Pleco – Plecostomus, Suckermouth Catfish, Armor-Plated Catfish The Plecostomus is a very hardy fish that loves to eat algae, particularly when young! The Pleco – Plecostomus Hypostomus plecostomus is a fish that almost every person is familiar with. Most freshwater aquarists have added them to Read More …

Bristlenose Pleco

Bristlenose Pleco, Bristlenose Catfish, Bushynose Catfish, Jumbie Teta Family: Loricariidae Looking like the proverbial dog that just stuck its mouth in a porcupine, the Ancistrus or Bristle-nose Catfish are a very fascinating and colorful associate of the Loricariidae family of catfish! The Bristlenose Pleco Ancistrus Read More …

Leopard Pleco

Leopard Pleco, Sailfin Pleco, Clown Pleco, Leopard Plecostomus The Leopard Pleco is one of the hardiest and most enduring of all catfishes! The good-looking Leopard Pleco Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps was until recently described as Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps., but this name is now considered a synonym. This popular Read More …