pleco bristlenose pleco

  1. KnowingKira

    Here's a picture of my pleco for absolutely no reason.

    I've had Larry over here for 5 years, boy is living his best life.
  2. T

    Update 2: 30 Gallon Tank (7/7/2021)

    Stocking: 4 Electric Blue Rams, 1 Bristlenose Pleco pH: 8.2 Nitrite: 0 Nitrate: 0 Ammonia: 0 GH: 358 ppm KH: 7 dKH The pH increased a little bit from last week, but since the fish are acting fine I think it'll be fine. I think the rams and the pleco grew a little bit. One of the rams is now an...
  3. T

    Update 1: 30 Gallon (6/30/2021)

    Current stock: 4 Electric Blue Rams, 1 Bristlenose Pleco pH: 8.0 :eek: Nitrites: 0 :) Nitrates: 0 :) Ammonia: 0 :) GH: 300+ :eek: KH: 7 😐 I know some of these numbers are absolutely horrible for the rams (especially the pH [should be between 6.5 to 7.0] and GH [should be 50-100 ppm]) but I'm...
  4. E

    Missing plec

    Morning, bit of a weird one but our bristlenose plec has gone missing! We’ve searched high and low, done a water change to see if he was under the ornaments and nothing. He was there yesterday morning and now he’s gone we are stumped! has anyone had this before? Even if the other fish have...
  5. 1

    Help my bristlenose pleco has developed a red lump

    First time posting. While changing my water I noticed my pleco has developed a large red lump on his side. He's still eating fine and moving around the tank. I've not been able to find other examples so I need to know the best course of action. I have a isolation tank I can fill up if needed.
  6. ChrisK

    Pleco Advise

    Hi my albino bristlenose plecos just had babies and I have at least 20 that I’ve been able to count. I have a 230L community where I already have 3 adult BM and a 105L betta tank that has one young BM so I can’t keep any more. Where can I sell them? LPS won’t take any dude to space and...
  7. 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 :)
  8. S

    Albino pleco babies

    Hay guys. So my boy has been tiresly looking after to what I think much be around 25 baby plecs. Argh, he’s been in the fry net and cave since 3 days ago, babies have been hatched a bit longer and are growing big and strong. Any idea when I should kick dad out? He’s in a net cage there is access...
  9. Guyb93

    Bristlenose with sailfin?

    I have a large-ish sailfin pleco he’s around 11inches and was looking into getting a few Bristlenose pleco , 2cm in length babies , I hear Plecos can be very aggressive towards other pleco , but being a differnt pleco would that matter ? Or would the bn be doomed
  10. M

    Temporary housing for bristlenose pleco

    So I got a bristlenose pleco from a store several hours away. I have it now so no returning it or anything and I’m already in love. I have a 5 gallon tank with a super chill male betta in it. It is fully cycled and my tests have been pretty consistent so I went to the store to get a snail or...
  11. kellyrazz1996

    Suddenly obsessed with this little female betta

    I've been wanting a red male betta for the past few months and finally set myself to the task of preparing for one. Lots of reading and a 20 gallon tank later and I found myself searching through three different pet stores, but none of the betta were calling out to me. I ended up going home with...
  12. A

    Signs my fish has worms?

    Hi there, In one of my tanks, I noticed that my bristlenose pleco has something that looks like callamanus worms. I double checked with PetSmart and they said it looked normal. My water levels are fine and I have not introduced any new fish or plants to my aquarium for over a month now. My...
  13. L

    Bristlenose pleco

    Wonder if anyone could helo I've got two bristlenose plecos and one of there stomachs is a little black, ive googled it and not much help so far so thought would ask people with more experience
  14. Geordie Paul

    Stocking ideas

    Hey all, another quick question! I'm finally ready to complete the stocking of my 33 gallon long! I'm looking to add a small school of mid level swimming fish but I want something colourful and not too small like tetras. Currently in my tank I have 7 corydoras and a bristlenose so I need fish...
  15. T

    Rural Networks

    New to the site and forums in general. Live in northeast Colorado with little to no pet stores and aquarium supplies. Best local fish store 55 miles away, the closest petco or petsmart is 115 miles away. I currently order food from a few places amazon, brine shrimp direct, etc. I've always...
  16. W

    German Blue Ram - First Fish

    I have recently entered the hobby, purchasing a Aquapod 56litre aquarium. Which I have included some small plants and larger rocks. I have cycled my tank and has the local fish store confirmed the conditions were now suitable for my first fish. I decided to go for a German Blue Ram although I...
  17. Goosegrl2019

    Setting up a new 55 gallon tank

    How long should it take to cycle & do the products out there to speed this process up work??
  18. Aynia

    Bristle nose pleco?

    Heya, me again! The hubs and I are really worried that our lfs sold us a different kinds of plecos instead of a bristle nose. They are very young, ~2 inches, and the hubs says they could be both female so we wouldn't see the big bristles, but I'm not convinced. The pictures aren't the greatest...
  19. E

    pleco fish bred and I don't know what to do..

    So today I was cleaning out my canister filter when I later realized that there was pleco fry on the glass. Anyway, I scooped as many as I saw up and placed them in one of those breeding boxes you put guppies in (which I've bred in the past). Now, as you'll know, breeding guppies and pleco's...
  20. N

    What to feed my Plecos who won't eat green things

    Hello all, I have one albino bristlenose pleco (4 in) and one (possibly) zebra pleco (3 in). 20-gallon tank. I didn't buy them so I'm not completely sure about the second one. They have grown quite a bit since I got them and their fins seem much healthier, but they are quite sluggish even though...
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