The Zebra Pleco Care Guide

The zebra pleco is one of the most sought after plecos in the hobby. The specie belongs to the Hypancistrus genus, whose members share a zebra-like pattern. Oftentimes, the zebra pleco (Hypancistrus zebra) is called the True Zebra pleco, since others species within the genus are oftentimes confused for Zebra pleco. Habitat The zebra pleco … Read more

Bristlenose Pleco: Tank Requirements, Diet, Breeding & Compatibility of Bushynosed Plecos

The Bristlenose pleco, also known as the bushynose pleco, is a peaceful addition to your community. Bristlenose plecos are part of the Ancistrus gensus, which currently holds over 76 different species of bristlenose plecos. The name Ancistrus is from Latin, and stands for “hook”, alluding to the pleco’s dermal teeth also known as odontodes, found … Read more

The Most Expensive Plecos in the World

Plecos come in many colors and sizes and can be a great addition to an aquarium tank. Typically, you will find common plecos at the pet stores for under $30. The rarest and most exquisite species are expensive. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most expensive and rarest plecos in the world. Generally, … Read more