The Flash Pleco originates from the Rio Alejandro in Peru. The "flash" is narrow bands of white or yellow against a black background. The Flash Pleco is also sometimes called the Flash Peckoltia. Flash Plecos must have wood in their tank, which they enjoy eating. They prefer strong water flow, sand and hiding places or caves. Flash Plecos are not aggressive.
Adult coloring becomes more yellow and lines can become interrupted by the underlying darker body color. Flash Pleco Males are slightly larger than females and have longer pectoral fins. Breeding is extremely difficult.
Care Level: Moderate
Max Size: 10cm
Tank Size: 100L
*Product Photo is for reference only. Exact fish may vary in size and colour.