Red Whiptail

The Red Whiptail has a very long and slender tail. These develop a brilliant red coloration as they mature. They make a wonderful addition to any freshwater, peaceful community aquarium. There are hundreds of fish in the Loricariidae family, and as a result, you may see a reference to the letter "L" for the family Loricariidae, followed by a number. The Red Whiptail is referred to as (L010a), or (L-10a) by most hobbyists.

Planted aquariums with high aeration and water movement make for a healthy environment. Rocks and driftwood help to accent a natural habitat and provide hiding spaces to reduce stress for the Red  Whiptail Plecostomus. A 200L aquarium or larger is recommended for this species.

Feeding the Red Lizard Whiptail is not difficult due to the fact that it is not a picky eater. Feeding off the bottom of the aquarium, it gets most of its nutrition from left over food and algae. If there is no algae or left over food pres

Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Colour Form: Orange, Red, White
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 10cm
Origin: South America
Family: Loricariidae
Tank Size: 200L

*Product Photo is for reference only. Exact fish may vary in size and colour

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