Snow pleco

The Snow pleco lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 8.2, dH range: 25 environment.

Snow Pleco's reach lengths of 2 feet commonly even in aquariums. The myth about the size of the tank limiting the size of the fish is false and contributes to the illegal introduction of exotic fish into US waters. More

Snow pleco; Pleco; Common pleco; Royal pleco; Leopard pleco; Snow petrel; Snow monkey; Snow leopard; Snow goose; Snow geese; Snow flea; Snow crab; Snow bunting; Snow partridge; Snow crane; Snow chicken; Snow pigeon; Snow trout; Snow's rockskipper; Blue-eyed pleco; Lesser snow goose; More

Common names

Cascudo in Portuguese (Português)
Catfish in English
Guaimingué in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Lumileväpleko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Royal plec in English
Schneewels in German (Deutsch)
Schwarzweißer Segelschilderwels in German (Deutsch)
Snow pleco in English
southern sailfin catfish in English
Vieja de agua in Spanish (español)
稚翼甲鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
稚翼甲鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
阿氏脂身鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
阿氏脂身鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Pterygoplichthys
Species : Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
Authority : Eigenmann & Kennedy,1903