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  1. T

    275 gallon outdoor freshwater tank

    Hello, new member here from Phoenix. I used to keep aquariums, but recently gave it up because I was spending much more time around the backyard koi pond. Seems I just couldn't stay away! I keep a 275-gallon IBC tote isolated from the pond, with its own filtration, to use as a quarantine tank...
  2. JamieTYV

    What is this on my BN Pleco?

    Hi, So I recently noticed some white cotton-ish growth on my male BN, around his gills - started on only one side and then quickly became evident on the other side too. I immediately took some photos and went to my LFS who suggested its probably a fungus (i suspected this!). I purchased some...
  3. MimiDawn

    Hi there! I'm Mimi

    I'm Mimi. I USED TO kinda view fishies as living decor BUT after a few decades of keeping them, I look at my aquatic babies just the same as my fur babies. ... even right there, behind my Epilepsy Service Dog. I can even pet them, kiss them through the glass and hand feed them. I currently...
  4. Cassiopeia

    Help me lower my ammonia levels

    I am new to fish keeping so bear with me. I was gifted 2 common plecostomus, 5 fruit tetra and a 20 gallon tank. I went to the store and got what I thought was everything to go with. Soon found out this tank is way too small so am in the process of getting a 180 gallon tank. YES, IM SURE. Before...
  5. RCA

    Super Red Bristlenose Plecostomus

    http://youtu.be/9SbBQ6Gwmjc Although posted elsewhere, as we have a dedicated area, I thought I would share for your viewing pleasure...enjoy...feedback on how to improve my videos are welcomed as still early days.
  6. RCA

    Super Red Bristlenose Plecostomus: Beverley, East Yorkshire

    Livestock: Super Red Bristlenose Age and condition: various between 2-8 months approx. Note it is difficult to sex them at this age. Bred within my Juwel 180 so good strong fry, that survived in with the other fish. Quantity for sale: 12+ Reason for Sale: Moving/Ready for new homes Delivery or...
  7. KruseZoo

    Two Pleco's In One Tank?

    Hi, I have a 55 gallon tank that has been established for almost two years, and I have a common plecostomus that is probably around  3-4 years old. He is about 9 inches long. I saw this little peppermint plecostomus at the LFS yesterday and fell in love with him Is it possible to have 2 pleco's...
  8. Maehlice

    When Will My Pleco Outgrow This Tank?

    I have a 5-month-old common pleco measuring just under 10 inches in what I now know to be an undersized home -- a 30 gallon tank (36" x 12" x 16") aquarium. Sometime within the next year (probably next fall), we'll be upgrading to a much, much larger aquarium more befitting his size. In the...
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