Project Description

January 18, 2020 | Barbie Fiorentino | Loricariid Nutrition

Barbie Fiorentino currently keeps just over 2000 gallons in aquariums for spawning plecos, and 3000 gallons in her small specialty freshwater and saltwater shop in Spokane, WA.  She has been spawning sucker mouthed catfish for more than 15 years.  She has spawned 19 species to date.  Barbie was the president of her local club for many years and is a long time moderator at


Looking for plants?

Our mini-auction this Saturday is going to have a HUGE variety thanks to donations by Randy Peterson. Complete list below:

Bunch Plants
Ammania Gracilis
Anacharis Najas
Scarlet Temple

Ulvaceus sm
Ulvaceus md

Hastifolia sm
Nana md

Corkscrew Bunched
Contortion Bunched

Lucens lg
Pontederiifolia md
Retrospiralis md
Spiralis lg
Wendtii Red lg

Limited Items
Christmas Moss Portion Cup

Chain Sword Broad Leaf
Kleiner Bar sm
Radican Marble Queen md
Rosette lg

Plants on Lava Rock

Java Moss

Fern Like
Bolbitis Broadleaf md
Java Fern Windelov “Lacy”
Water Sprite Lace md

Lily Like
Tiger Lotus sm

2” Aquarium Pots
Anubias Assorted
Jungle Vallisneria
Hairgrass, Dwarf