Common name: Polka Dot Cactus Pleco (L097) .
Species: Pseudacanthicus sp.
Habitat: Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós.
Potential size: 18cm.
Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish.
Food: Carnivore although not a predator, prawns and chopped mussel appear favourites and promote favourable growth. High quality pellet foods are well received and greatly reduces the volume of waste produced. Some vegetable should also be provided and thus balances the diet.