scientific name:hypostomus plecostomus
common names:pleco,large suckermouth catfish,airwolf
size:up to 60cm in the wild
temperature:23-28 degrees celcius
diet:omnivore,mainly algae but will take some livefoods
level occupied in tank:bottom(or wherever there is algae)
care level:easy to moderate
aggression:a peaceful fish that can be kept with much smaller tank mates.can become aggressive with fish of its own kind.
breeding:unlikely in the home aquarium
minimum tank size:200L for the larger species
availibility:readily available at most
sexual differences:no visual differences between male and female
personal experience:a hardy fish great for controlling algae.at home with either large or small tank mates.produces a lot of waste so a good filtration and water changing system should be in place.
information and picture sourced from fishlore.com
also from google wikipedia