Plecos

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  1. High-wash

    High-wash Pleco

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    Hi guys here are just a few of my Favorite plecos.i wanted to now if they fascinate anyone else as they do me :)

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  3. Singularity

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    Very Nice indeed High-wash !
     
  4. Dolphin

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    here's a pic of my favourite plec

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  5. Henk Hugo

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    I have a few gold nuggets in a friends fishroom - i must actually go get them :p

    I plan on having 10 of them in my 2.5m
     
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    High-wash

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    that's cool Henk where did you get them.Im from jhb and only have one looking for more none of these guys seem to have
     
  7. Henk Hugo

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    i buy directly from the importers..... not sure where in jhb you can find
     
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    would love to get my hands on a gold nugget! how much do they go for?
     
  9. Henk Hugo

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    i think they whole sale for around R160 to R180 down here... not sure of the retail
     
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    High-wash

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    i bought mine for 150 how is it possible it costs more there ?
     
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    thats the current price with the exchange rate?
     
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    High-wash

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    wow ok cool
     
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    I love plec's, they so fascinating to watch i think. I would love to set up a biggish tank dedicated to them.
     
  14. LanceP

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    Hi All,

    Does anyone's pleco change colour? I have a leapard pleco whose colour fades very often. It doesn't look healthy and I am somewhat concerned. I haven't been able to find much info on this, and some people that I've spoken to suggest that this is normal for plecos. When it's feeding time, the colour comes back so this suggests that it's happy, but other times not?

    Rgds
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    Pm me, I can get L018 for R160 if you are around JHB
     
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    Lance it depends. Some plecos can change colout depending on what they are sitting. What do you feed your pleco?
     
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    Henk, I alternate between bloodworms, algae tablets and cucumbers. The faded colour looks very sickly, it goes almost white and patchy. This colour fade has been happening for several months now. I would assume that if it was sick, then it would have died by now, but I just want to make sure.
     
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    what type of pleco is it? Also try and give it marrow instead of the cucumber....
     
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    What's the best pleco to have as far as cleaning goes?
     
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    for algea eating i would say the bristle nose. just becareful as theu will also eat crypts and swords if you dont supliment their feeding
     
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    How many would you suggest for a 1,5m tank. Its just that I cant easily get to the back pane of glass.
     

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