Common name: Blue-eyed lemon Bristlenose, L144
Latin name: Ancistrus sp. ‘L144’
Maximum size: 10-12cm
Water chemistry: pH: 5.5-7.0; Hardness: soft to slightly hard (dH: 5-12); Temperature: 22-28 C
Origin: Amazon, Paraguay.
Diet: L-number Plecos and bristlenoses are vegetarian to omnivorous and require vegetable matter in their diet. Prefers vegetable like foods & quality algae tablets. Will thrive on any good quality pellet and flake food such as New Life Spectrum Algae Wafers.
A standard size bristlenose, with an attractive lemon colouration and blue eyes. They can be fairly shy and will therefore need a suitable cave in which they hide. They generally inhabit areas of faster flowing waters. Like all catfish, they will benefit from wood in their diet.