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Old 11-13-2006, 07:30 AM   #1
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This is why Plecos NEED a BIG BIG BIG tank.....come look..





gibbeceps/sailfins are freakishly ugly -
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Old 11-13-2006, 07:33 AM   #2
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8O DOH!

Well that's the biggest I've ever seen.
And my LFS has some good size ones.
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Old 11-13-2006, 07:36 AM   #3
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I've said it before and I'll say it again, Plecos are a gorgeous specie. Some think they look weird but I love the body shape.
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They always seem quite relaxed and calm out of water, or is it just me
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Satsumas I just inhereted a tank that came with a 10 incher who couldn't really be kept. I took him into the lfs yesterday and he most definitely was not calm out of the water It took two of us to get him out of the tank and into the bucket for the trip.

fishyfinatic, I love them because I think they are weird I just got one of these: farlowella vittata. Talk about strange looking. My lfs totally were like 'yeah easy to keep, stays small.' they were half right anyway and my bf has started calling him twiggy so I think I'll give it my best shot.
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Hmmmmmmmmm .... I assume those fish were out "in the wild" and were released from someones tank. Are there any native NA plecos ?
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Wow that is an impressive sized pleco! I happen to also think they are beautiful
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Old 11-13-2006, 11:50 AM   #8
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Where were these pictures taken?
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Plecos are from SA, so any you find farther north were released.

Pretty fish. I'm not sure I'd have the courage to pick one up though. Mine is 13", and he's a brute.
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Boy I would love to have a tank capable of holding one that big! That is one impressive looking pleco.
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