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Scientific Name Peckoltia sp. (L377)   
Common Names LDA018, Prince Tiger Pleco
L377
Pronunciation peck OLE tea ah
Etymology Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing One of the Ancistomus group of Peckoltia.
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Distribution Rio Caete
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Caeté (Pará) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding Omnivorous with a tendency towards meaty foods. Not an effective algae eater. Well fed individuals will not damage most plants.
Furniture Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.
Compatibility Peaceful if a little territorial. As a rough guide give each fish a 12 inch square area well broken up with decorations.
Suggested Tankmates A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.
Breeding Cave spawner.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2009 Jan 04 08:37 (species record created: 2002 Oct 13 00:00)