SCIENTIFIC NAME / FAMILY / GENDER
Baryancistrus Demantoides, Loricariidae
Plecos Green Orange, L200, Hi Fin Green Phantom Pleco
Known only in the area around the confluence of the Ventauri River with the Orinoco River in the state of Amazonas, Venezuela, and is also found in the lower reaches of the Ventauri to the tributary of the Guapuchi River.
Color: Green – yellowish base, with yellow spots up to the dorsal fin, with orange overtones at the end of its fins. Size: 25cm
Adult males develop a slightly flatter and wider head profile and longer pectoral fin spines than females.
IDEAL CONDITIONS WATER HABITAT
||6.5 – 7.5
||26 ° -30 ° C.
ETHOLOGY OF FISH
Juveniles are relatively peaceful, but males in particular become increasingly intolerant of their congeners as they age and generally react aggressively towards any other fish seen as a territorial threat.