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1cm - 15cm

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Leporacanthicus triactis L91, also known as the Three Beacon Pleco, is a captivating and sought-after species of catfish that adds a touch of elegance and uniqueness to any aquarium. With its striking pattern and impressive appearance, Leporacanthicus triactis L91 is a popular choice among aquarists who seek a visually captivating and peaceful fish for their tanks. Originating from the Amazon River basin in Brazil, these plecos are known for their peaceful nature, algae-eating behavior, and their ability to clean and maintain the aquarium. Let's explore a detailed description of these remarkable catfish, including essential information on their appearance, water conditions, tank setup, feeding habits, and care.


  • Unique Pattern: Leporacanthicus triactis L91 displays a striking pattern of black and white stripes and spots on its body, head, and fins, making them visually captivating and elegant in the aquarium.
  • Size: They are a medium to large-sized catfish species, reaching an adult length of around 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 centimeters) in captivity.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain a tropical water temperature range of 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C) to ensure the well-being of Three Beacon Plecos.
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level between 6.0 and 7.5 to replicate their natural habitat.
  • Water Hardness: Provide a moderately soft to moderately hard water with a hardness level between 5 and 15 dGH.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Leporacanthicus triactis L91 can be kept in a medium to large-sized tank of at least 50 gallons (190 liters) due to their medium to large size.
  • Aquascape: Create a well-decorated environment with live plants, driftwood, and rocks to mimic their natural habitat and offer hiding spots.
  • Peaceful Tank Mates: They are generally peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful community fish species.

Feeding Habit:

  • Omnivorous Diet: Leporacanthicus triactis L91 is an omnivore and has a varied diet.
  • Algae Eaters: They are excellent algae eaters and will help to keep the aquarium clean by grazing on algae-covered surfaces.
  • Supplementary Foods: Offer high-quality sinking pellets or wafers suitable for bottom-dwelling fish as their primary diet. Additionally, provide occasional treats of live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, or bloodworms to supplement their diet.


  • Peaceful Nature: Three Beacon Plecos are generally peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful community fish species.
  • Algae Cleaning: Their algae-eating behavior helps to maintain the cleanliness of the aquarium.
  • Observation: Monitor their behavior and appearance to ensure they are healthy and showing no signs of stress or illness.

Leporacanthicus Triactis L91

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