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Old 03-28-2011, 08:16 PM   #21
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That's cool i can handle 30 or 40 gal better than 125. My wallet thinks so too.
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Noone's really explained it clearly.
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Lol, but ya. Then you can add some more fish too! (I'd suggest bringing your Cory school up to six) but if you don't know already, you really need to cycle the new tank. And the bigger the better, so maybe a 40? (they would be fine in the 30 though, don't get me wrong)
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Ok, then search up the fishless cycling for dummies thread on the site. It'll explain it for you. (it sure did for me!)
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Really?
Well the reason I say that is they have a big bio-load (much waste) and I think it kind of seems like a shame to take up that much of your bio-load capacity with a pleco...maybe it's just my personal preference. I just would never want to keep any pleco in a tank of that size. In my 29 gal my biggest fish is a slender 3.5" so a fatty 4" big waste producer in a 20 just doesn't sound right...Homedog what do you think?
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K thanks i'll do some reading and you said fishless cycling?
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OH 30-40 for it you guys decided while I was typing lol. Or you could just maybe take both the plecos back and get a more appropriate algea eater for a 20 gal
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Well the reason I say that is they have a big bio-load (much waste) and I think it kind of seems like a shame to take up that much of your bio-load capacity with a pleco...maybe it's just my personal preference. I just would never want to keep any pleco in a tank of that size. In my 29 gal my biggest fish is a slender 3.5" so a fatty 4" big waste producer in a 20 just doesn't sound right...Homedog what do you think?
The dwarf plecos like the clown, bristlenose, and rubberlip have a much smaller bioload then the commons. I'd still suggest a bigger tank though, so the pleco will have more swimming/sucking room, and the angels will to boot!
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Really a 4" dwarf pleco has a smaller bioload then a 4" common pleco?
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K thanks i'll do some reading and you said fishless cycling?
Yes, much less cruel and humane, and easier then fish in cycling. (which without realizing it you've already done!)
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