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Practical Fishkeeping (UK) - - Tropical -

PITBULL PLECO Sci­en­tific name: Paro­tocin­clus jumbo Pro­nun­ci­a­tion: Par-oh-toe-sin-kluss

jum-bow Ori­gin: South Amer­ica: Brazil Size: Known to grow up to 7cm or so Tank size: 60x30x30cm Wa­ter re­quire­ments: Soft wa­ter pre­ferred, though will tol­er­ate neu­tral to slightly al­ka­line; 6.5-7.5 ph, 5-15°H Tem­per­a­ture: 20-26°C Tem­per­a­ment: Very peace­ful. Don’t mix

with large fish Feed­ing: More om­niv­o­rous than true Otocin­clus types. Feed plenty of sink­ing wafers and tablets as well as green foods Cost: Around £5 each

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