Just bought this pleco, was it mis-labeled?
Yesterday I purchased what was labeled as a "hi-Fin Leopard Pleco." I took it home, let it get settled in the tank and since I've not previously had a pleco before.. I'd like to know if this fish was labeled incorrectly, and if anybody knows what it is?
Yes, it is.
...But where did you get that?!! I've been looking everywhere for one
I purchased it from "Absolutely Fish" in NJ. They have only 1 location that I know about (there could be others I am unaware of) but with 9,000 gallons of tanks.... well it's safe to say they stock a lot of fish!
They actually have a Pleco that is roughly 1 foot long, and probably weighs a good 2-3 lbs. Just guessing by eye.. but it's really neat to see such a big sucker! Pun intended.
well, yes it was labeled wrong, but i cannot tell you what it is lol, i had a hifin leapord and it wasnt like that. maybe he coulda told u what it was lol?
I found this while searching..
"Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus "
All the photos match up to what mine looks like, so I guess it's a pretty common one. "gold spot sailfin pleco"
i paid rm 1 for those pleco.very normal here grows to about 3 feet better find a pond once it get's too big
here's what they look like once nearly fully grown.the first is the albino of the species the second is the one in your tank
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