Zebra pleco - Hypancistrus zebra
Scientific name: Hypancistrus zebra
Common name: Zebra pleco
Usual size in fish tanks: 8 - 10 cm (3.15 - 3.94 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6.5 - 7.4
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 3 - 12°N (53.57 - 214.29ppm)
0°C 32°F30°C 86°F
Recommended temperature: 21 - 27 °C (69.8 - 80.6°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South America
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Bottom levels
Vegetables, tablets, tubifex, granules.
When you look at more fish from above, males should have a larger head and when they are mature, they also will have bristles on the pectoral fin.
Very rare. They’re egg-layers.
12+ years. Usually less.
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