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Old 11-26-2011, 07:15 PM   #1
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Pleco Gonezo...

so i came home and my pleco was a goner... the other fish are fine, the levels are fine... im real certain it was just aggression but i always thought fish left the plecos alone do to their spiney body... it was a common pleco and he was on his back with his stomach completely ripped open and gone! crazy...
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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jeez what a bummer! what other fish do you have in there?
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
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tiger oscar, 2 blood parrots, and 2 convicts....
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:19 PM   #4
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Are they much bigger than the pleco? What size tank?
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:54 PM   #5
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Plecos would have to be allot larger and best to add them at night with no lights on in the tank.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:56 PM   #6
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He was probably almost 10 inches... Decent size, he grew up with the other fish in the tank...
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:04 PM   #7
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That's odd...
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:28 PM   #8
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What size tank?
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:45 PM   #9
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It may have been the convicts, and probably was. They are viscous! If they were breeding I know for a fact they could do something like that.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:54 AM   #10
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now the question is, how to add a new one successfully... its gonna have to be an adult pleco im assuming... so thats money right there... any suggestions?
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now the question is, how to add a new one successfully... its gonna have to be an adult pleco im assuming... so thats money right there... any suggestions?
Is there a reason you want/need to add another one?! Also unless you have a 100 gallon plus tanks its to small for a common pleco.
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What size tank?
This is really important..... what size tank?
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:00 PM   #13
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125... I guess i dont really need one, its just a big addition to the bioload but they are real cool...
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