L048 has a number of densely clustered white spots against a dark brown/black body. Juveniles may have tan highlights on the fins and light spots of ivory on the body, which fade and become jet black with age. Originates from Rio Xingu in Brazil.
One of the members of the cactus pleco family, L097 is a dark brown/black species with golden tan spots adorning the body. Pattern is similar to L048 but sparser dots throughout. Originates from the Rio Tapajos in Brazil.
An impressive species with brown eyes and black horizontal stripes against an olive green body. Head is large and robust relative to the body. The tail has a milky white outline at the base and outside. Eyes are not as vivid and bright as other royal pleco species. Originates from the Amazon and Rio Caguan river basins.
Light brown body with scattered black dots and orange highlights on the chin. Fins have an orange-edge with densely clustered black dots clustered densely. Scales have a triangular, armor-like appearance to them. Originates from the Rio Negro in Brazil.
A beautiful, captivating species with bright red eyes and dark brown horizontal stripes contrasting a brownish-golden body. Like other royal plecos, the head is large and robust relative to the body. Striping pattern extends into the fins and the tail. Several variations with names such as Thunder Line and Gold Line exist for this variety. Originates from the Rio Tapajos in Brazil.
Known as the Blue Eyed Panaque, this is a species with commanding presence. Its slate-grey and brown body is covered in thick, triangular scales reminiscent of medieval armor. Traditionally a rare and sought-after species, its blue eyes make it an instantly recognizable specimen. Older adults develop long whiskers under the eyes. Originates from the Magdalena and Cauca rivers in Colombia.