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L129 Colombian Zebra Pleco

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L129 Colombian Zebra Pleco Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A tank of at least 30 gallons is suitable for an L129 Colombian Zebra Pleco.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 74-82°F (23-28°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide hiding spots with caves, driftwood, and rocks.
    • Use a substrate of fine sand to mimic their natural habitat.
    • Ensure a well-filtered aquarium with moderate water flow.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; offer high-quality sinking pellets, algae wafers, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Peaceful community fish; suitable for other non-aggressive species.
    • Avoid keeping with larger or aggressive tank mates.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • L129 Plecos are nocturnal; provide hiding spots for daytime rest.
    • They may display territorial behavior, especially around breeding sites.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other medium-sized, peaceful fish.
    • Keep them in pairs or small groups if the tank size allows.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding L129 Plecos can be challenging and may require specific conditions.
    • Provide caves or suitable spawning sites for breeding.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Ensuring a well-decorated and appropriately maintained aquarium will allow you to appreciate the unique colors and patterns of L129 Colombian Zebra Plecos in your tank.