Common Bristlenose (Ancistrus sp.)
Common Bristlenose (Ancistrus sp.)
Common Bristlenose (Ancistrus sp.)
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Common Bristlenose (Ancistrus sp.)

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The common Bristlenose is a great beginner Plecostomus due to its small size and hardiness.  Provide plenty of hiding spaces, vegetables and driftwood for hiding a grazing. Territorial amongst other Plecostomus but peaceful with other fish.  Great for community tanks or smaller cichlid tanks. 

Scientific Name: Ancistrus sp.

Origin: Tank Raised
Size Purchased: Extra Small (.5" - 1.5") Small (1.5" - 2.5") Medium (2.5" - 3.5") Large (3.5" - 4.5") Extra Large (4.5" - 6")
Adult Size:  6"
Type: Catfish / Freshwater
Temperament: Peaceful
Wild/Tank-Raised: Tank Raised
Temperature: 76F - 82F
pH: 6.5 - 7.5
Hardness: Moderate
Diet: Omnivorous (Mostly Herbivore)
Recommended Tank Size: 30+ gallon