Rhinoceros Pleco, Alligator Pleco (Glyptoperichthys scrophus)
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Rhinoceros Pleco, Alligator Pleco (Glyptoperichthys scrophus)


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Common Name: Rhinoceros Pleco, Alligator Pleco
Proper Name: Glyptoperichthys scrophus
Category: Catfish
Temperature: 22 - 28 C
Temperament Territorial
Maximum Size: 28 cm
 
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I had one of these until it outgrew my first little tank. It was beautiful, had gorgeous markings and was happy to welcome new fish to the tank, although theywere only guppies. It ate mainly cucumber, as it didn't seem to like the plec tablets I gave him. Bloodworm were also consumed, albeit reluctantly.
 
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great fish. always out in the open and showing off that great sail like doral! eats algae well and is not very shy
 
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Just got the fish not to long ago, Love the way it looks. its patterns are cool . mine is doing great ! runs off my other pleco sometimes but its okay . never means any harm . lol they just like their own hiding spots.

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