|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia sp. (L377)|
|Common Names||LDA018, Prince Tiger Pleco|
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.|
|Size||120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||One of the Ancistomus group of Peckoltia.|
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Caeté (Pará) (click on these areas to find other species found there) (Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution)
|Feeding||Omnivorous with a tendency towards meaty foods. Not an effective algae eater. Well fed individuals will not damage most plants.|
|Furniture||Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.|
|Compatibility||Peaceful if a little territorial. As a rough guide give each fish a 12 inch square area well broken up with decorations.|
|Suggested Tankmates||A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.|
|Registered Keepers||(1) amergim, (2) nettaigyo, (3) mzavori, (4) Flatiron (k: 2), who also notes: "Shy catfish.
I have 2 full grown species of this cind.
Cave spawners during day, active at night, will come out of cave during feeding.", (5) oanes, (6) Firestorming (k: 9), who also notes: "A very active species that eats almost everything presented. A little territorial but with scattered rocks and wood they settle in to "their" spots quite fast.", (7) chasenclay, (8) bigbird (k: 3), (9) extratea, (10) snike, (11) dolgolev, (12) MIX02U, (13) wirikwiri, (14) p44236, (15) CodOnMyRod, (16) junglejason, (17) TigerPleco2014, (18) PlecosAndLoaches, (19) JeanPro, (20) Nabobmob1.|
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|Breeding Reports||(1) CodOnMyRod (b: 49).|
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|Last Update||2009 Jan 04 08:37 (species record created: 2002 Oct 13 00:00)|