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Old 10-02-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Lost my pleco

I placed a med pleco in one of my tanks. 14 gal. There are about 6 julii cats. Very small and one glow fish. Decorative. 2-3 days later the med pleco had been chewed beyond recognition and I am trying to figure out how. Was it the Julii cats? They are strong in numbers, but very small.
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:24 PM   #2
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Most likely the pleco died and the Cory cats scavenged the corpse. A 14 gallon tank is too small for any species of pleco.

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Old 10-03-2011, 01:49 PM   #3
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I completely agree...... sorry for your loss.

I highly advise researching species PRIOR to placing them in your tank. It makes for less heartbreak.
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