|doraslilhitman ||01-13-2009 12:32 AM |
pleco ID plz? pic included
hey I took a pic of my 4.5 inch pleco dorsal view. He has uncoalesced dark spots on top and bottom and exhibits a brown banding pattern i do not see on the smaller one...any idea to what species? (scientific name please)
he has at least 12 dorsal rays so i know its of the genus pterygoplichthys
|onefish2fish ||01-13-2009 12:37 AM |
going out on a limb and saying pterygoplichthys pardalis or pterygoplichthys gibbiceps but im only guessing so dont mark my words
|doraslilhitman ||01-13-2009 12:49 AM |
i dont think it can be pardalis because pardalis have to have coalesced cheveron pattern on the sides and this one doesnt could b a gibbiceps...does the pattern have something to do with it? this one isnt old enough to distinguish the characteristic crest of gibbiceps
|Lupin ||01-13-2009 02:52 AM |
Do you have side view pics please?
thats one big and blury pic hahaha
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