If this isn't an L134, then what is it?

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If this isn't an L134, then what is it?

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Hi everyone. I'm new here. I have a variety of Plecos, and until today, I believed I had 2 Leopard Frog Plecos, but after posting a photo of one of them on a Discus Group, I'm being told that it's not an L134, though no one seems sure of what it is. Can you help?
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Re: If this isn't an L134, then what is it?

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Hi AZBetta,

Welcome to PlanetCatfish! Your pleco is definitely not Peckoltia compta (L134). Your fish is one of the Hypancistrus species, although exactly which one I'm not sure. Do you have any information on its source?

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Re: If this isn't an L134, then what is it?

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Thanks Eric, the importer is confused as well, so hopefully someone will be able to identify him.

bekateen wrote: Fri May 20, 2022 11:00 pm Hi AZBetta,

Welcome to PlanetCatfish! Your pleco is definitely not Peckoltia compta (L134). Your fish is one of the Hypancistrus species, although exactly which one I'm not sure. Do you have any information on its source?

Cheers, Eric
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Re: If this isn't an L134, then what is it?

Post by Acanthicus »

Hi,

you got a Hypancistrus from the Xingu, a member of the "wormlined pattern complex".
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