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Old 06-13-2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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Here's my prized green phantom pleco
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:45 PM   #2
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Looks awesome, great looking example!
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:48 PM   #3
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Breed it and send me a baby haha
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Haha, double that offer Beautiful plec, great colors
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:46 PM   #5
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Breeding is a real hassle ive heard


But when i move it into a new 75 in september i might consider it lol

Im only 14 and they go for 40-60 a pop so i would have to be really serious about it to get another. But the prospect of having the fry is exciting. And profitable if its successful $$$$$ lol
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Haha, wow. I`m 15 but I don`t have anything like that haha
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:50 PM   #7
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Well like a good boy I used my birthday money
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Here's a great pic of the spotted pattern


Can't wait for it to mature so they the pattern becomes brighter and more defined
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Haha, I used mine on a SW tank
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:54 PM   #10
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Best looking pleco next to the blue panaque IMO


And yes the panaque is my dream fish next to the black ghost knife (WHICH IM GETTING FOR MY NEW 75 IN A FEW MONTHS)
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BGs are awesome, great personalty. I like the zebra or the gold nuggets but I`m broke haha
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Nice phantom! I love mine to pieces. Its a 6" female if youre planning on breeding them, ill send you my girl for free on the condition you get fry out of them haha. If you cant, id be willing
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Haha, if you need homes for a few fry in thee future
I`s take them off your hands
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I'm actually getting really interested in breeding these guys

ill keep both you guys in mind when I get my 75
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Nice phantom! I love mine to pieces. Its a 6" female if youre planning on breeding them, ill send you my girl for free on the condition you get fry out of them haha. If you cant, id be willing
And how do you sex these guys anyways?
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Right now I have him setup in a 25 with some barbs
And yeah it's got an under gravel so bring on the hate


He just reached 4inches so i can't wait to get a larger tank

And just a comment, this guy loves he circulation pump I have in there!
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And how do you sex these guys anyways?
The odontodes. My female lacks the little spikes on the front fins and at the base of the tail.

Your phantom lacks them too but i think its still a juvie so wed gave to wait and see.
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I also heard that males have the more defined spotted pattern but idk
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Right now I have him setup in a 25 with some barbs
And yeah it's got an under gravel so bring on the hate

He just reached 4inches so i can't wait to get a larger tank

And just a comment, this guy loves he circulation pump I have in there!
Theres pretty good flow in their native habitat, and i love the setup, i need a "unique" wood piece for my tank.
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