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Welcome To The World Of Common Pleco

by JennyAquarium 31 May 2023 0 Comments


Do you also know a little about the glass-cleaning fish? Today, I take you into the world of Common Plecos fish, also known as suckling catfish. This large freshwater fish, native to South America, remains a popular aquarium fish due to its peaceful nature and ability to keep the tank clean by eating algae and other debris.

Common plecos grow quite large, up to 2 feet long, in their natural habitat. In captivity, they are typically 12 to 15 inches long. With an elongated body, a flat head, and a mouth that sucks all the waste from algae and moss. Their coloration can vary with the water and light entering the lake, but they are usually light brown with dark spots and stripes.

Is it simple to care for?

Common Plecos are simple to care for, but they still require a comfortable environment. They consume a large amount of algae and other vegetation. Pleco's preferred foods are brine shrimp, bloodworms, and tubifex worms, both live and frozen. That's all there is to it; your Common Pleco will always be safe for you to enjoy. 

Common Pleco only requires a comfortable environment; if you have a medium-sized aquarium and a small, brightly colored Pleco, you have a miniature Ocean in your hand.

Add some flora to create a "Green corner" for your "Ocean" lake:


If you add more green, it will "burn up" your Ecosystem space:


There are many different colors that will "please" your Common Pleco Fish, and they are all listed here:

HERE: https://microaquaticshop.com.au/collections/aquarium-plants

Common Plecos and other fish require privacy, so purchasing more aquatic plants and constructing fascinating hiding spots for them is an indirect way to show that you appreciate and care for them. they. This allows them to live longer and stay with you for a longer period of time.


Why do you need to own a Common Pleco Fish?

Although I enjoy rearing animals, the most obsessive aspect is that, in addition to taking care of them, including feeding them, cleaning is something that everyone is frightened of and finds exhausting.

If you and your family are always on the go, having some Common Pleco fish is a terrific option.

The following characteristics distinguish Common Pleco from other fish:

Do you see Common Pleco's mouth? That is also why the Pleco family is always looking for new members to help clear up algae and eat algae in the Aquarium.

It will assist you in cleaning and sanitizing on a daily basis, providing you with a sense of comfort and peace of mind every time you look at it.

Will common pleco fish farming have an impact on the other fish in the aquarium?

The answer is not as important as ensuring you have a sufficient aquarium and an adequate water environment. To provide a private environment for various types of fish, including Pleco, to coexist happily.

Please leave your questions and contact us at:

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Email: support@ microaquaticshop.com.au


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