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Torrey - 2004-08-04
I have one pleco that is about 4-5 inches in my 55 gallon tank. He is new to the tank. My tank consists of 2 baby red zebra cichlids, 2 other unknown cichlids and a goldfish. My other adult cichlids are quarantined because of an illness. I am soon getting a larger pleco about 6-7 inches long. A Pleco is an extremely hardy fish. They are great algae eaters. I never had an aggressive pleco in my tank(probably because I have cichlids). Great fish.

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Gloria - 2004-07-18
I have had my redtail for about 5 months, and am really intrigued by him. He eats like a horse. We feed him smelt, feeders, and pellets. I discovered one morning that my full-sized Jack Dempsey was missing in a haze of filmy water that was once crystal clear eight, hours prior to the discovery. Make sure you keep your tank stocked with feeders at all times or you will surely see a disappearing act in the morning. I highly recommend this fish, as he truly is a conversation piece.

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~Vawn~ - 2004-06-19
I have an Albino Hypostomus Plecostomus.I am looking for some info on how to tell a male from a female,.this site has helped me out on some questions, but not all. My Pleco is about 4inches long. His tank mates are a few guppies, they get along fine.

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jeff - 2004-06-15
Ive had a banjo cat for maybe a year now, it lives with an oscar, and i have constantly thought that it was dead. It is a cool looking fish, but it does absolutly nothing.

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Adam - 2004-06-02
Hello love the site. I have a Redtail catfish as well, he is quite big at almost 3 feet long. Hes the best fish I have ever owned and is very clever. He is like one of the family and eats allmost 90 Goldfish a month. Im going to start feeding him trout soon as well as fruit. Hes in a tank which is 6 foot long, 2 and a half wide, and 2 and a half deep but he seems happy for now.

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DAWN - 2004-05-27
The plecostomus is an excellent cleaner for the aquarium, however, they can be very territorial. I have a 70 gal. tank with 3 discus and one 8 inch plecos. I feed him plenty, but he is so aggressive (always chasing and harrassing my discus) that I am forced to find a new home for him. Do not put your plecos with such mild mannered fish as discus.

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narco - 2004-05-21
shark catfish adoptation is commonly known here in the philippines, i too have already cared about such breed. they are beutiful creatures and also a good companion for my other fishes because unlike other kinds of catfishes, such breeds are more ornamental because they are fun to watch in the way they swim and they entertain me......although there are problems to, like skin problems for i have seen their growth which has a atage where their skins peel off and is merely followed by death...

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ben - 2004-05-16
heavily susceptible to desease, spreading among communual members of the same species only at alarming rates. as of yet ive been unable to rescue them once one has contracted an illness

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Justn - 2004-05-14
I have had my pleco for about 3-4 months and he is great. he eats all the alge and left over food. I have him in with my 2 Blue gouramis, 2 Dwarf gouramis, 1 Gold gourami, and 1 Blue danio and he does fine. The only real problem I have with him is that he re-arranges the tank the way he wants, no matter how many times I fix it. Besides the fact they are awsome fish to keep.

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jim - 2004-04-26
I have two plecos in my 55 gallon aquarium. They are very entertaining and cool to watch. They are a very good aquarium cleaner because they suck the algae right off your aquarium. I highly recomand this aquarium cleaner to anyone who has lots of algae in their aquarium.

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