Panaquolus sp. L104

common name:  Clown-Pleco

synonym: Panaquolus cf. maccus, Panaquolus maccus

habitat: near to Puerto Ayacucho (middle Orinoco)

temperature: 24-28°C

size: 6-8cm

food:  They are eating every common food, but there should be enough vegetable food and enough roots in the aquarium.  

aquarium size: A pair of them can be cared in 60L. A group of them can be cared in 112L.

socialization: They can be kept with almost every other fish, but if there are big predators they could test, if they can eat them and both will die.

reproduction: They are breed in a cave.