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post #1 of 113 (permalink) Old 06-14-2013, 03:01 PM Thread Starter
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Plecos and shrimp P/U in the Bronx

I have some Plecos and red cherry shrimp available.

Red Cherrry Shrimp:

$1.00 Each
15 for $10.00
25 for $15.00
50 for $25.00

Plecos:

Normal Bushy Nose at about 1 to 1.5 inches $3.00 each or 10 for $25.00
Blue eyed Albino bushy nose 1 to 1.5 Inches $ 5.00 Each
Super Red Bushy nose 1 to 1.25 Inches $10.00 Each or 6 for $50.00
Pick up in the Bronx. PM me if you have any questions. Thanks for looking.


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5 bucks for an albino BN pleco is a great deal! i paid way more than that for mine from Pacific!

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I have one of his Plecos. Its beautiful, healthy, and extremely easy to care for. No doubts i will be back to get some super red bristles in the coming months.

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This is awesome, I'm in the Bronx too. Will be bookmarking this when I get my 55g running.
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If anyone has sent me a PM and I have not responded please email me at oneonmyrod at AOL.com. I am having all types of problems sending PMs. Might be my phone, I don't know. Thanks.

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I have some Plecos and red cherry shrimp available.

Red Cherrry Shrimp:

$1.00 Each
15 for $10.00
25 for $15.00
50 for $25.00

Plecos:

Normal Bushy Nose at about 1 to 1.5 inches $3.00 each or 10 for $25.00
Blue eyed Albino bushy nose 1 to 1.5 Inches $ 5.00 Each
Super Red Bushy nose 1 to 1.25 Inches $10.00 Each or 6 for $50.00
Pick up in the Bronx. PM me if you have any questions. Thanks for looking.

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Still have plenty of each available.
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Never had BNPs....are the small ones suitable for planted tanks? How fast do they grow? Will they eat mosses and stemmed plants?
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Never had BNPs....are the small ones suitable for planted tanks? How fast do they grow? Will they eat mosses and stemmed plants?
They will only eat Algae and additional supplements if you provide...All plant safe and keep your tank clean.

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the albino BN Pleco only get up to around 3 inches. they will graze on top of mosses and stemmed plants, but are really sucking them for the algae and not eating the actual mosses and plants. you might get a few leaves broken off though, since the pleco doesn't consider if it's too big - i've seen mine try to balance on a pygmy chain sword leaf!

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the albino BN Pleco only get up to around 3 inches. they will graze on top of mosses and stemmed plants, but are really sucking them for the algae and not eating the actual mosses and plants. you might get a few leaves broken off though, since the pleco doesn't consider if it's too big - i've seen mine try to balance on a pygmy chain sword leaf!
Thanks guys. I might just pick these up just to add something new. I don't really have algae in my tank so will probably have to supplement with veggies.
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Never had BNPs....are the small ones suitable for planted tanks? How fast do they grow? Will they eat mosses and stemmed plants?
Just Like Jahn and JoraaN said, bushynoses stay small and will not bother your plants or any other fish you keep with them. I keep CPD`s, pygmy cories, guppies and cherry shrimp with my BN`s with no problems, They don`t even bother the shrimplets. Here`s a short video of some of my super reds:


And a pic of some of my blue eyed albinos munching on green beans


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post #13 of 113 (permalink) Old 06-21-2013, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
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I'm in love with that red pleco. How much would shipping be to TN. I know aciditydweller sent some plants priority out on Saturday and they got here first thing Monday morning.

Bookmarking this page for future reference.
PM me your zip and how many reds you want and I can get you a price on shipping. I can ship priority as long as the weather does not get too hot.

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I just picked up 4 of the albino plecos. He's got multiple pleco breeding tanks set up with tons of fry all over the place. If you are looking for plecos I would DEFINITELY buy from him.

quick pic as I just got home...


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Thanks Kamil. It was nice meeting you earlier today. Keep me posted on how the plecos do.

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All the plecos made it through the night, even the ones that I dropped into my high tech tank with tons of co2. The one thing that I noticed about the albinos is that the inside of their bellies are green. I guess that's the hue from the dust algae they must be eating (I barely have any algae visible to the eye so they must be finding it somewhere). They are gliding around like little vacuums when the lights are off but when the tank is heavily lit they just freeze in one spot. Hopefully the high light does not stress them out.

Quick video of the sole BNP that I put in my moss grow out tank:


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