Peckoltia compta (L134)

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This gorgeous South American Loricariidae is found in the Rio Tapajos (a major tributary of the Amazon river) downstream at the merge with Rio Jamanxim.

Care tips

  • Soft acidic water
  • Rocks, caves and wood
  • Omnivorous (although favors meaty diet)

Peckoltia compta is also known by L134, Leopard Frog pleco and Dusky worm line peckoltia.

Below you can find photo and video collection of the Peckoltia compta plecos that I have kept. Demonstrating aquarium setups and various other aspects of care. I have tried to realize an ideal biotope and strife for matching habitat. I grow up a small group of 5 species into chunky young adults.

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Photo gallery

This photo gallery contains images. Photos were taken between 2016 and 2017. Latest photos are always at the top. Click on each image for full-screen view.

Video gallery

This video gallery contains videos of my L134 group and tank setup. Latest videos are always at the top.

L134 pleco group

This video demonstrates an 200 liter aquarium with five L134 species.

  • Eheim 200 liter
  • Video capture date 2016-2017
  • Holes and caves