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My First BN Pleco

Discussion in 'Bottom Dwellers' started by Robinhud, Jun 22, 2017.

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    I Just received 5 BN Plecos from a breeder and they are doing well I think. swimming around pecking at the glass and other things in the tanks. To my great surprise the cichlids act like they are not even there. Being these are my first pleco is there any other tidbits of info that might make my experiance better?
     
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    found out a couple of my cichlids like cucumber to eat as well as plecos.
     
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    If you haven't already, give them plenty of hiding places.

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    Thanks Done, I have wood in both tanks, Do weekly water changes of 50%, tank temp. 78 degrees, 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites, and very low nitrates live plants and a sand bottom in big tank. small gravel in 75 with plants.
     
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    Then your next problem will be what to do with all the fry.

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    So true!! I have never been able to breed much of anything, BN plecos.... yup, those like to spawn. Gave away a pair of albino BN's a few months ago as they were constantly spawning and also gave away a pair of regular BN's and a ton of fry to an LFS before that.
     
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    they have a bit of growing to do but look forward to babies
     

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