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The Tiger Pleco, also known as the L257 Pleco, is a unique and beautiful addition to any aquarium. Originating from South America, these fish are known for their stunning tiger-like stripes and distinctive appearance.


In terms of care, the Tiger Pleco requires a well-maintained aquarium with plenty of hiding places and clean water. They prefer a tank size of at least 30 gallons and can grow up to 6 inches in length. The Tiger Pleco is a peaceful fish that can be kept with other non-aggressive fish.


In terms of diet, the Tiger Pleco is primarily herbivorous, and their diet should consist of algae wafers, fresh vegetables such as cucumber and zucchini, and occasional meaty foods such as brine shrimp.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.5-7.5
  • gH: 6-10
  • kH: 3-8
  • TDS: 150-300 ppm
  • Temperature: 75-82°F


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Tiger Pleco (L257)

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