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  1. CozyCat

    How to encourage bristlenose plecos to breed?

    Hi! I LOVE plecos, I think they are the coolest looking fish and I really want a massive 6ft tank full of them. But space is limited, so I have a pair of bristlenose plecos, Pip and Penny. Pip has a spectacular full head of bristles and Penny as a few stubby ones around the rim of her head, but...
  2. Eardz

    Calico or Super Red Bristlenose Pleco?

    Hi all, The following bristlenose was sold to me as a Super Red. I thought that it potentially looked calico? What are your thoughts? Thanks.
  3. S

    Bristlenose pleco guarding eggs??

    Hi, I recently got a male albino bristlenose pleco, unknown to me at the time because I’m only a year into fish keeping… I must’ve had all female bristlenoses in my tank already when I got him because none of the other have spikes even half as big as his… Anyway, since he has been in the tank...
  4. J

    Moving fish to new tank, not sure of the best way

    Hi, can’t figure out the best way to do this even after many hours googling. I took on my friends fish, a black neon tetra and bristle nose in a 23L tank. Obviously too small and the neon should be with others. I have bought and set a 200L tank for them, what is the best way to do the move...
  5. G

    Why does my Bristlenose Pleco look like ybis

    My fish is less than a year old, probably around 3 inches. I feed her exclusively algae tabs because she won’t bother with veggies. Tank has been treated for ick in the past as that’s what I thought it was. She has had these white patches for months(they never went away with treatment) and...
  6. C

    Bristlenose Pleco

    Hi there, Just got a bristlenose pleco about 4 days ago and noticed it growing (more?) bristles on one side of his face? Kindve white? Any ideas?? Healthy :)
  7. Circus

    New Fish

    I was out in town today and got some new fish. I got a female bn pleco for my subtropical 29 and I got 7 more cardinal tetra for my other 29 gallon. They are acclimating now for my quarantine tank.
  8. M

    Disease/fungus identification

    Hello everyone I’m new here with a fluvel flex 57l running about 7-8 months. I had a few fish deaths early on but the fish have generally been fine. Today I noticed that my bristlenose pleco has developed a whitish cloudy growth on it’s face. Does anyone have any idea of what this is, the...
  9. Bomb Lobster

    Baby Bristlenose Plecos with Redtails and Gouramis

    The other day , i spotted a baby bristlenose pleco in my tank (65 G). I have 2 bristlenoses, one is a male and one a female. My worry is that I have 3 red taled sharks and 4 gouramis. I also have some oher fish but from what I know, they're harmless. I need to now if the shars or gouramis will...
  10. dirty_bishop

    55 Gallon Dirt Substrate Community Tank

    Just wanted to share a few pics of my first aquarium.. 3 ft tank 9 Harlequins 8 Corys 4 Bristlenose 15 Neons 3 Dwarf Gouramis 3 guppies (newest addition, why not).. and about 6 or so plant species.. What do we think ? :) I'm super happy for my first tank. It's about 8 months old now.
  11. Curiosity101

    Several Community Fish Free To Good Homes - Nottingham

    Livestock: Harlequin Rasbora Quantity for sale: 5 Reason for Sale: Shutting down tank Delivery or Collection: Collection Sales price: Free, just let me know what tank they'll be placed in and what other tank mates they will have Postage & Packaging: n/a Location: Nottingham   Livestock: Male...