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Breeding L046 Imperial Zebra Plecostomus

breeding plecostomus

Breeding colony of L046 Imperial Zebra Plecostomus (Hypancistrus zebra). All of the zebra plecostomus were purchased from different sources and are captive bred, some domestically in the United States, others from Malaysia. Becuase they are captively bred, we simply used dechlorinated tap water (never checked PH, probably should) and put in no extra needs aside from a single powerhead on the opposite side of the return pump from the sump filter. We added two lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana) past the weir in the overflow chamber and well as pothos (Epipremnum aureum) grown hydroponically in a basket; aquatics plants consist of...

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