Lemon Blue-Eyed Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus temmickii) L144

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The Lemon Blue-Eyed Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus temminckii) L144 is a stunning and sought-after addition to tropical aquariums, known for its striking appearance and manageable size. Originating from South America, these plecos showcase a vibrant lemon-yellow coloration with striking blue eyes, making them a captivating centerpiece in freshwater tanks.

Creating an ideal habitat for the Lemon Blue-Eyed Bristlenose Pleco involves providing a well-decorated aquarium with ample hiding spots such as caves, driftwood, and plants. A soft substrate is preferred to protect their sensitive barbels. These plecos appreciate stable water conditions, including a temperature range of 72-78°F (22-26°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH level.

Maintaining suitable water quality is essential for their well-being. Regular water changes and efficient filtration are necessary to keep the tank clean and free from excess waste.

Feeding the Lemon Blue-Eyed Bristlenose Pleco is straightforward, as they are omnivores. They primarily graze on algae but will also accept high-quality sinking pellets, wafers, and occasional live or frozen foods like bloodworms or blanched vegetables.

With their unique coloration and peaceful nature, Lemon Blue-Eyed Bristlenose Plecos make excellent additions to community aquariums. Providing proper care and a suitable environment will ensure these plecos thrive and continue to showcase their vibrant beauty in your tropical tank.

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