Sdude Sdude
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identify the pleco! #1
Hi,

Could anyone please help me identify the type of Pleco I have in my aquarium?

Thanks

Sdude

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Fishlady Fishlady
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  • Posted on: 25/3/2014 20:33
Re: identify the pleco! #2
Some more details and more pics would help. How big is the plec? How long have you had it? If you can get a pic of the dorsal fin when erect, and a pic of the belly they may help. If not, at best guess I'd say you have a Pterygoplichthys joselimainus, although the colour is a bit off (but might be the camera).

See here and here for more info and photos to compare.
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Re: identify the pleco! #3
HI Fishlady,

Spot on!
http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/image.php?image_id=5100

Just had it 2 days. It is about 8cm and very shy...

Thank you very much

Sdude
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Re: identify the pleco! #4
You're welcome