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How many Bristlenose plecos?

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How many of these would be adequate for controlling algae and diatoms in a 3ft tank?
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I wouldn't get more than one unless you can get a confirmed pair. As plecos get older, they can get awfully territorial with each other.

Also- you shouldn't need more than one. And make sure you feed it fresh veggies regularly, don't just leave it to scavenge.
Just about anything. Lettuce leaves, zucchini, cucumber, squash halves, or carrots are what I usually use.
If you boil the veggies first they'll sink :)
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