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Old 04-23-2013, 12:38 AM   #1
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bristlenose pleco okay with cholla wood?


Will they eat cholla wood?
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:02 AM   #2
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Hmmm.. the wood may be too soft.. others may have more experience
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They love to chew on it! It's perfectly fine for them
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That's the only thing some if mine will eat. Some go nuts for beans and algae wafers. My long fins only want cholla wood. I don't get but whatever. Tastes like crap to me. Lol
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That's the only thing some if mine will eat. Some go nuts for beans and algae wafers. My long fins only want cholla wood. I don't get but whatever. Tastes like crap to me. Lol
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:24 AM   #6
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I've got some BNP's in a few tanks and they LOVE the Cholla, if it's big enough they will chill inside and come out. I've seen no adverse effects and they are all happy campers
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:26 AM   #7
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That's the only thing some if mine will eat. Some go nuts for beans and algae wafers. My long fins only want cholla wood. I don't get but whatever. Tastes like crap to me. Lol
You must have some picky picky BNP...mine will attack anything...Wafers, shrimp food (actually any kind of shrimp food), veggies, they are awesome.....

My fav is to feed them a zuch that's been blanched....in my big tank I have 6 or 7 and they all come over and happily eat and play and chase each other..I love these fish

+ they are very shrimp friendly
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:36 AM   #8
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Mine love it and have even raised their fry inside of it.
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On a side note, I decided to throw two chunks of zuch raw into the tank last night and while they are eating it, they are eating it at nowhere near the rate that they usually eat the blanched.
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