Terrible pics of a beautiful gold nugget

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Picked up this new gold nugget at an lfs recently. He's absolutely perfect, butnin traditional pleco fashion immediately claimed the most out of the way spot in the whole tank- the corner of the tank in the corner of the room- and hasn't been (easily) seen since lol

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Terrible picture or not it doesn’t stop his beauty from shining through, great find.
 
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Thanks guys!

This one was really exceptional. Out of half a dozen in the tank, he was by far and away the nicest. Indeed, I've rarely seen ones with dorsal and caudal strips this nice in pics on the internet.

Fwiw, my six year old named him Nugz.
 
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Do the stripes and spots stay the same as they mature?
The spots stay the same size. This has the effect of the fish appearing to have a larger quantity of smaller spots as it grows. I'm not sure if it'll hold on to the fin stripes. Most don't have them when they're big, but then again, most don't have them this nice when they're small, either.
 
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Golf nugget was one of my 'failure' plecos. The one I had back in the 90's lived for 4-6 months. Never tried with one again. They look nice though.
 
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Haven't seen this guy in a couple days. Kinda worried he found a really nice, cozy hiding spot in one of the other catfish
 
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