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Scientific Name Hypostomus sp. (L449)   
Common Names L449, Meta Pepper Pleco
Meta-pebersugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Most likely Río Meta, Columbia
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.5 - 7.5
Temperature 25.0-31.5°C or 77-88.7°F (Show species within this range)
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Feeding Hypostomus are omnivores, therefore they will eat almost everything given. Vegetables work as fine as frozen food from time to time. User data.
Compatibility Peaceful species
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 22 10:30 (species record created: 2012 Jul 07 09:12)