One of the rarest and interesting plecos in the trade, the blue-eye pleco was almost made extinct by a chemical spill on the Rio Magdalena, fortunately a few survived and as they make a come back we will begin to see a few more available to the trade. These are expensive but very hardy catfish. Blue-eye plecos, or blue-eye suttoni, require driftwood and veggies in their diet.
- Scientific name: Panaque suttoni (or for perfectionists, Panaque cochliodon)
- Origin: Columbia
- Lifespan: 15 Years
- Max size: 20 inches
- Food: Veggies, flake
- Shipping Size: Approx. 7 to 10 inches