Blue Phantom Pleco - L128 - Hemiancistrus sp.

Blue Phantom Pleco - L128 - Hemiancistrus sp.

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Dive into Elegance with the Blue Phantom Pleco (L128 - Hemiancistrus sp.): A Sublime Aquatic Beauty

Embark on an aquatic journey with the mesmerizing Blue Phantom Pleco (L128 - Hemiancistrus sp.), a unique freshwater fish celebrated for its striking blue hue and distinctive white speckling. Originating from the rivers of South America, this pleco boasts an exquisite combination of color and grace, making it a highly sought-after choice for aquarium enthusiasts.

Key Features:

1. Enchanting Blue Hue: The Blue Phantom Pleco, also known as L128, enchants with its captivating blue coloration, creating a stunning display in your aquarium. Its color intensifies as it matures, making it a remarkable aquatic gem.

2. Ideal Size for Aquariums: Growing to an adult size of about 5-6 inches (13-15 cm), the Blue Phantom Pleco is well-suited for a variety of tank sizes. Its moderate size allows it to fit comfortably in medium to larger aquariums.

3. Native to South America: Originating from the freshwater rivers of South America, particularly in Brazil, the Blue Phantom Pleco is accustomed to habitats with ample driftwood, rocks, and slow to moderate water flow.

4. Pleco with Personality: The Blue Phantom Pleco is known for its peaceful temperament and engaging behavior. It is primarily nocturnal, and during the day, it often finds cozy spots in the aquarium to rest and observe its surroundings.

5. Unique Markings and Patterns: This pleco is adorned with distinct white spotted markings and patterns across its body, further enhancing its beauty and making it a standout addition to your aquatic showcase.

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Provide a suitable tank, preferably a 30-gallon tank or larger, to accommodate the adult size and social nature of the Blue Phantom Pleco.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water parameters with a temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.0-7.5).

  • Diet: Offer a varied diet, including high-quality sinking pellets, algae wafers, and occasional servings of vegetables to meet their nutritional needs.

  • Compatibility: The Blue Phantom Pleco is peaceful and thrives in a community aquarium with other non-aggressive fish species.

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