If you are looking for plecos (Loricariidae), you have come to the right place. We import and stock one of the most diverse selections of pleco species in the USA. Currently we have imported 177 different types and species of plecos which includes several color phases, wild short body, long and shortfin plecos and new collection points since 2019. Each shipment we try to bring in something new from the biggest of plecos to the smallest. We also have had several first-time species in the USA such as the albino Luteus, albino Parancistrus aurantiacus, Hypostomus jaguribensis, Hypostomus alatus, albino Rubbernose pleco, albino South American Bumblebee Catfish, leucistic unknown species of Corydoras, the original Honda Panaque cochliodon, Crenicichla rosemariae and many more. The Rhinelepis strigosa, which is the rarest of all plecos, was also imported by us. We have also imported Australian Lungfish.
All new imports are feeding on Fluval Bug Bites. To keep your new fish eating once they arrive please consider purchasing to feed them entirely on Fluval Bug Bites or mix in with your current fish food. I earn a small commission on each purchase which helps feed our new fish. You can purchase from the link below:
Fluval Bug Bites - Pleco Formula
To learn more about this fish please visit Planet Catfish.
Some fish require the use of a special shipping bag. This price is automatically added to the total of the fish, which is an extra $15 per bag. These bags ensure the fish can’t bust through them. The typical plastic 2 - 4 MM bags can’t handle most large plecos, catfish, etc. This option can’t be removed. The bags are reusable as long as you do not damage them while opening. Small plecos under 8” (unless otherwise noted) will not have this special shipping bag applied.
This form - originally imported as Panaque sp. "Iquitos" - was reported to be from the area around Iquitos and hardly ever seen as an import. With the subsequent import of a number of specimens, a different source location - the Rio Moa at the Brazilian-Peruvian border - was reported. These fish were then designated as L453. It appears credible that a species as rare as this does not originate from the surroundings of a large city, but does indeed stem from a remote, hardly accessible spot such as the Rio Moa. A definitive answer still would probably require collection trips by hobbyists.
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