Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino - A Rare and Beautiful Freshwater Fish

The Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino is a unique and stunning freshwater fish that is sure to add color and personality to your aquarium. This fish is native to the Amazon Basin in South America and is also known as the sailfin pleco or the Gibby.

This albino variety of the Gibby is a rare and sought-after species that is sure to draw attention to your aquarium. With its vibrant white color and distinctive sailfin, this fish is sure to become the centerpiece of your setup.

The mature size of the Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino is approximately 30-40 cm, making it a larger species that requires a spacious aquarium. A tank size of at least 150 liters is recommended to provide ample swimming space and room for growth.

The water parameters required for this fish include a temperature range of 22-26°C, a pH level between 6.0-7.5, and a hardness level of 4-15 dGH. It is important to maintain consistent water conditions to ensure the health and longevity of this species.

This fish is an omnivore and will require a varied diet of both vegetable and meat-based foods. Offer a variety of sinking pellets, frozen or fresh vegetables, and occasional treats of live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or bloodworms.

The Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino is best kept in a freshwater aquarium with moderate flow and plenty of hiding places such as caves, rocks, and live plants. Good tank mates for this species include other peaceful fish such as angelfish, tetras, and peaceful cichlids.

Overall, the Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino is a beautiful and unique freshwater fish that is sure to make a statement in any aquarium. With its vibrant color and impressive size, this species is sure to be a hit with hobbyists of all levels. Order yours today and bring some excitement to your aquarium!



  • Albino Sailfin Pleco

DOA Policy for Live Fish shipping

At Aquaholics, we place utmost importance on the careful shipping of live fish to ensure their safe arrival. Our commitment to quality includes taking various measures during transit. Each fish bag is infused with medical-grade oxygen and an ammonia-neutralizing solution. In colder periods, we also utilize heat packs to maintain optimal temperatures. However, we understand that unforeseen circumstances can sometimes lead to unfortunate outcomes. To provide you with peace of mind, we have implemented a Dead-on Arrival (DOA) policy that ensures you are covered in such situations.


  1. Owner's Presence: It is essential for the owner or an authorised representative to be available at the provided shipping address to receive the fish. If no one is available, the courier will leave your parcel in a safe space as all fish orders are shipped ATL.
  2. Shipping Address: Please provide a valid street address for shipping. Ensure the address is accurate and complete to avoid any delivery issues.
  3. Reporting DOA: If you receive a fish that is dead on arrival, please notify us promptly. Within 2 hours of receiving the fish, send an email to our customer support team. Include the following details in your email:
    • Name: Your full name
    • Order Number: The unique order number associated with your purchase
    • DOA Fish Picture: Attach a clear picture of the deceased fish

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Timely Notification: Please make your DOA claim within 2 hours of receiving the fish. Claims submitted after this timeframe will not be eligible for compensation.
  2. Proper Documentation: Ensure that your email includes accurate and complete information, including your name, order number, email, and a clear picture of the deceased fish. Incomplete or inaccurate information may delay the processing of your claim.
  3. Verification: Our customer support team will review the provided information to verify the DOA claim. Once the claim is validated, we will proceed with the appropriate compensation.
  4. Compensation Options: In the event of a DOA, we offer two compensation options: a) Store Credit: You will receive a store credit equal to the value of the deceased fish, which can be used for future purchases. b) Refund: We can issue a refund for the value of the deceased fish, processed through the original payment method used for the purchase.
  5. Shipping Costs: Please note that shipping costs are non-refundable unless the entire order is considered a DOA.
  6. Conditions Apply: Our DOA policy covers only fish that are dead upon arrival. It does not apply to fish that perish after successful delivery and acclimation to their new environment.

We are committed to providing the best possible experience for our customers and ensuring the well-being of our live fish. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our DOA policy, don't hesitate to get in touch with our customer support team at [email protected] , and we will be glad to assist you.



Note: The terms and conditions outlined in this DOA policy are subject to change without prior notice. We recommend reviewing the most up-to-date policy on our website or contacting our customer support team for any updates.

Thank you again for allowing us on your aqaurium journey.


Jesse Elstak


  • Species - Pterygoplichthys Gibbiceps Albino
  • Common Name - Albino Sailfin Pleco
  • Mature Adult Size - 20"
  • Origin - South America
  • PH Range - 6.5-7.5
  • Temperature Range 23°c - 27°c
  • Water Type - Versatile but prefer soft
  • Breed Type - Egg Layer
  • Size -15cm
  • Sex - Unsexed
Barcode # 642889756731
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m


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