How big do King Tiger Plecos get?
5.1 to 6 inches
The King Tiger Pleco is an extremely beautiful and very peaceful, hardy addition to almost any aquarium. At a maximum size of 5.1 to 6 inches, this is a very practical and manageable fish. This fish will not bother most plants. It will also scavenge and consume most uneaten fish food.
Are Tiger Plecos aggressive?
The King tiger pleco is generally a peaceful fish that can be kept in community aquariums, but it can be somewhat territorial and aggressive towards members of the same species.
What do Tiger Plecos eat?
Tiger Plecos are actually omnivores and besides algae, they also feed on insects and tiny crustaceans in the wild. Offer them a steady diet of algae wafers and bloodworms and they will meet all of their nutritional requirements and will be happier for it.
How long do Tiger plecos live?
Tiger Pleco Facts and Figures
|Average Lifespan||10 15 years|
|Maximum Size||4.5 5 inches|
How long do Tiger Plecos live?
Why do my plecos keep dying?
Plecos are freshwater fish that need to live in water that is between 22 and 28 degrees Celsius (72-82°F). If the water in your tank falls below this temperature, then your Pleco can die. You can prevent this by using a heater to keep the water at the right temperature.
How fast do pleco grow?
Generally, bristlenose pleco fry tend to grow very slowly, staying under an inch in length during their first three months of life. After three months, they usually hit a growth spurt, growing an extra two or three inches until they reach six months of age.
Can plecos live alone?
Yes, bristlenose plecos can live alone. Bristlenose plecos are solitary fish, so they don’t need tank mates to keep them company. They can live alone in the tank with no problems.