|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia sp. (L478)|
|Common Names||L478, Oilspotted Pleco
Olieplettet Sugemalle (Denmark)
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.|
|Sexing||Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.|
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|Furniture||Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.|
|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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 22 14:15 (species record created: 2015 Jul 25 12:31)|