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  1. Fish
    Hello, I'm doing a Research project on the Bristlenose Pleco and one of the questions I want to answer is what purpose do the bristles serve. Now I've looked everywhere for this and found very little information and the info I have is that the Bristles are for... A: Mating as they represent...
  2. Fish
    I have a 1.5 months old 50G planted tank with drifted wood. Hosting 2 Angel, 4 Beheri rainbow, 1 rubber mouth pleco and 2 abino bristlenose pleco. My plecos seem to hide behind my spongy filter and refuse to eat the Rapashy soilent green food. I cought one of my ABP flip up side down for like...
  3. Fish
    So I was at my local pet store the other day and they had some really cool looking bristlenose plecos. Problem is they are babies (about an inch long to longer for sure), they almost look like 182's or 183's they are black (really dark brown?) they have small white dots on them and have a white...
  4. For Sale/Trade
    Hello! Available in Ottawa, Ontario - I have a large number of bristlenose plecos available. Their parents are locally bred, 2nd generation albino bristlenose plecos. The male has an impressive set of bristles, and both females are smooth with one having a minor imperfection (makes her look...
  5. For Sale/Trade
    I'm moving soon and need to sell off my fish and plants while I shut the tanks down for a while. I've got the following available: 2 adult Acarichthys heckelii (Threadfin cichlid) - ~ 5" $50 6 adult Rotkiel Severum ~ 4-7” $250 15 adult Columbian Tetras $30 2 bristlenose plecos $5 I'd prefer...
  6. For Sale/Trade
    I have to cut down on my fish room inventory due to health reasons. I have many Bristlenose Catfish For Sale, Regular Brown short-fin and long-fin and Albino short fin. I have over 120 tanks and need to reduce my stock. Anyone wishing to buy some BN's from me, I have experience shipping out fish...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    They're going to be in a 55 gallon tank with plenty of plants for cover. The Albino BN is about 5 inches long. I'm also split between the Sakura Reds and Blue Velvet?!?! Thanks in advance!
  8. Fish
    Hi, At the LFS they showed me a BN pleco. Was quite nice, black with the usual white spots. I have never kept these before. What are the things to watch out for in terms of aggression, feeding habbits, territorial nature? Do I need to put in special sinking food for them? Are they veggies...
  9. Fish
    Hi, Last month I rearrange my tank and found some pleco eggs on an unused bubble wand. I moved those eggs to an unused 5 gallon and they all grew! Now, my main concern is that I will be adding driftwood to my tank and most likely, my only pair will have their eggs in there. I don't want...
  10. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Ok so I have a lot of questions I need to ask before setting up my new tank because im getting paranoid. So I want to set up a 30g planted tank, I have the plant substrate "Fluval Stratum" which I hear is light and hard to plant in and I want to plant very small plants like dwarf hairgrass and...
  11. For Sale/Trade
    Hi everybody, I have a some juvenile Bristlenose Plecos for trade. They are about 8 weeks old and about 0.75-1.00 inch long. They have a very cool marbled pattern and are active and healthy. Both of the parents to these fish are albino so these juvies carry the albino gene. Right now I have one...
  12. Fish
    I'm getting 3 Calico BN Plecos tomorrow to add to the community. I am putting them in with 12 Giant, Hatchet and Moustached Danio's 3 Jumbo Green Cory Cats 15 Amano Shrimp 1 Bamboo Shrimp I did some reading on them and they will pretty much complete my tank. Any advice on taking care of the...
  13. Fish
    I have a 29 gallon set up and ready to stock. It is currently housing a 3" bristlenose pleco. I want to add some rummy nose tetra and (eventually) a GBR. Only problem is that I dont know how many rummy nose to get. I was thinking 6-8, what do you guys think? Also, do you guys think this tank...
  14. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Hey all, I am in need of a green algae eater to go into my cichlid tank, which has a pH around 8.4 and rather high hardness (not sure of it exactly, will check tonight). The cichlids are small, ranging from a cute little 1" bugger to a nice 4" peacock, and all seem to be particularly active...
  15. California
    Hi everyone, I have 2 bristlenose plecos that I don't have room for anymore. I'll take $20 or the best offer for both. I'm not willing to ship them, as I've never done it before but I will meet almost anywhere in Sacramento, CA. Pm if interested. Thanks.
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