Blue-eye Lemon Bristlenose
Juvenile Blue Eyed Bristlenose

Bristlenose - Lemon

Regular price $9.95
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Lemon Bristlenose have been difficult to breed in the past.  They were very inbred, weak, and slow-growing.  Therefore, we made it a project to out-cross them to improve vigor.  We first crossed them into some nice Reds.  The resulting brown offspring were then crossed back to Blue Eye, resulting in 50% of the next generation being very nice, vigorous Lemons.  These are what we are working with now - a definite step up from most of the stock you will find out there.  It took a few years to get the Blue Eye Lemon traits back, but it was well worth it.

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The Bristlenose - Lemon is a customer favorite, and we hope you like it just as much.

Inventory Last Updated: Sep 29, 2023

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Shirley Fox
Very pleased

These lemon pleces arrived in great condition and after acclimation, immediately began exploring the tank. After about 3 days, I was unable to track all of them as they had already found their favorite hiding places.

Alan Sutton
Stunning Fish!!!

Steve Has The Best Fish!!! So beautiful and hardy!!!! Stunning!!!!!

Kenneth Briggs
Lemon Bristlenose

Looking great, active and loves munching on Repashy and algae waffers. More active in the evening but do get to see him during the day also.

Kevin McKenzie
Blue eye Lemon Ancistrus

I ordered a group of six of these little guys. Just like everything else I have ordered from Angels+, they are happy, hungry and healthy! The body shape and fins are perfect on these fish.


Very healthy and active bristlenose. I am very pleased thank you