The L82 Opal Spot Pleco (Scobinancistrus sp) is a rare species found in the Rio Xingu, Brazil. Similar to other plecos, they require sufficient hiding places in the aquarium, such as Pleco Ceramics Caves and Decor.
Sizes and colors of this species may vary.
Recommended water parameters:
- pH: 6.5-7.2
- Temperature: 75-85°F
A minimum tank size of 75 gallons is necessary to accommodate their needs.
In terms of behavior, they are generally peaceful but can display territorial tendencies.
The average purchase size of this pleco is around 5 inches, with a maximum size of approximately 9 inches.
The diet of L82 Opal Spot Plecos consists of both animal and plant matter. It is recommended to feed them a variety of protein-rich and plant-based foods, such as Black and Tan Pellets, Blackworm Buckshot, Shrimp Wafers, Green Dream Algae Wafers, and Eat Your Greens Spirulina Pellets. Additionally, Repashy products like Bottom Scratcher, Soilent Green, and Super Green can also be included in their diet.