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Albino Bristlenose Pleco, Plecostomus

Albino Bristlenose Pleco (Florida)


You may call it Albino Bushynose, Ancistrus dolichopterus or Bushynose Pleco. The Albino Bristlenose Pleco is found in the rivers of South America and happens to have the color version of the typical Bush Nose Pleco.

The albino bristlenose pleco can recognize food throughout the length of the rock-strewn substrate, even if the lighting conditions are poor and the food is not visible, it is visible for them. Their capability to find food in low visual range merged with their superpower to camouflage in the environment makes these species very lavish and interesting. As a very pliable and adaptable fish, the albino bristlenose pleco has no problem whatsoever to be taken from their natural and transferred into your community tank, become a great addition to your aquariums diversity.

Albino Bristlenose Pleco Appearance
Albino Bristlenose Pleco is a mostly brown fish marked with light spots. They can blend in the shore and rock bottom thanks to their light-yellow or white appearance. Thanks to their whiskers on their mouth/nose it is a lot easier for them to find food. This species grows with a maximum size of 5 inches. 

These fishes are flatter when compared to the common pleco. They also have a wider head. Moreover, their flat body has numerous bony plates that form armor to protect the fish from predators.

Adult Albino Plecos grow tentacle-shaped appendages from their heads. There’s also a pair of abdominal and pectoral fins, and their round, elongated mouth is perfect for sucking algae from the tank.