What Pleco Species Is This?

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I've had a pleco since August and I have no idea what type he is. I got him from PetSmart but there was no species listed, all it says is Pleco (Large). It said his minimum tank size is 20 gallons but a lot of the PetSmart listings seem to be incorrect. I need to know because I'm not sure if he'll get too big for my smaller tank, 29 gallon. I can move him to my larger tank, 45 gallon. I took a few pictures but they're kinda crap because he won't leave his structure so I had to pick it up, which stirred up some debris. I've tried to get better pictures but I can't lol.

His name is Greg cus that's a fat dude name.
Don't worry about the debris, cleaning day is Friday!
 

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hmm, strange fella, very cute tho. rubber lip pleco?
That's my current belief. He is a very nice grey/steel blue color when he's actually out in the light. He looks almost white/grey in the dark tho. Would he grow too big for the 29 gallon I have? It is 30 L x 12 W x 18 H
the 45 gallon I have is 36 L x 12 W x 24 H
 

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That's my current belief. He is a very nice grey/steel blue color when he's actually out in the light. He looks almost white/grey in the dark tho. Would he grow too big for the 29 gallon I have? It is 30 L x 12 W x 18 H
the 45 gallon I have is 36 L x 12 W x 24 H
45 gallon would alayws help if there ar no threats and hardness problems :) @AdoraBelle Dearheart im not an expert either lol. nowthat i look at pictures im almostsure its a rubber lip...
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cute rubber lip pleco iimages
 
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45 gallon would alayws help if there ar no threats and hardness problems :) @AdoraBelle Dearheart im not an expert either lol. nowthat i look at pictures im almostsure its a rubber lip...View attachment 129788View attachment 129789cute rubber lip pleco iimages
Yeah, he looks a lot like that grey one. The only threat might be my Colombian Spotted Pleco but he's probably getting rehomed. If I do rehome that one, I'll move the Rubber Lip over to the 45.
 

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