Fresh Water

Yellow Plecostomus

Courtesy of Sun Pet Ltd.

Species Name

  • Yellow Plecostomus

Latin Name

  • Liposarcus pardalis

Family

  • Loricariidae

Origin

  • South America

Care

  • intermediate

Environment

  • some cover

Water pH Levels

  • 6.0-8.0

Temperature

  • 68-76 F

Minimum Tank Size

  • 10 gal

Maximum Size in Aquarium

  • 10"

Species Origin

  • pond

Compatibility

  • general community

Diet

  • vegetarian

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 1.5-2"

Size-Medium

Size-Large

Size-Extra Large

  • 8-10"