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Scientific Name Peckoltia sp. (LDA119)   
Common Names LDA119, False Clown Pleco
Pronunciation peck OLE tea ah
Etymology Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon. 
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Identification This cryptic species of Peckoltia may live with, is exported with, and shares the same colour pattern as the common Clown Pleco, Panaqolus maccus.
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Cave spawner.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
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Last Update 2022 Oct 03 01:24 (species record created: 2022 Sep 26 12:06)