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Old 01-12-2013, 09:48 AM   #1
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Default Bristlenose Pleco breeding, part II

I need more help.

I already have a female Bristlenose and theres a pet shop nearby that also sells Bristlenoses, except they are a little smaller than my female. Im thinking about getting two but what if I dont get lucky and end up with two males? Hmm.

The males also grow faster than the females, right?
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:04 PM   #2
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Sex them by using the orange blotch on the top of the head. It's easy to see on albinos, and can be seen using a flashlight on browns.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:23 PM   #4
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Yeah, well, the fish store probably wouldnt approve of shining a flashlight on their fishies.

They don't sell albinos there either.
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Old 01-12-2013, 06:07 PM   #5
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Pleco....the pair that i was going to sell you won't stop breeding...the male just released the fry from the cave about 4 days ago and they are already back in the cave spawning...
gonna have to drop a brick on em to get them to stop...lol
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:04 PM   #6
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If the fish store won't let you use a flashlight to sex fish...find another store. As long as you aren't doing it on every tank in the store, they shouldn't have a problem with it.
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:14 PM   #7
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i agree fishnut.....when i went to see eric bodrock they had boxes of flashlights so you could look at the fish....terrible store lighting....awesome fish..
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:18 PM   #8
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well ; this morning i went down to feed the fish....the plecos had spawned and there is a huge clutch of eggs in the cave...looks like 100+......going to have to have a fire sale on plecos.....actually i will most likely be trading them for other fish that are on my want list....
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:39 PM   #9
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Oh, my gosh, could I have some for free? lulz
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:00 PM   #10
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my dwarf royal farlowellas have been spawning like crazy...1 male and 4 females...
he will spawn with 1 and the other 3 wait in line for their turn..they are on spawn 3 now..number 4 is waiting...and number 1 is already starting to fill with eggs...
the red lizard whiptails have started to spawn..male ate the first 2 clutches..2 days now with the 3rd...
and the long fin bushynoses spawned again as well....i think i need to set up more tanks....lol
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:59 AM   #11
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sure ; i'll give you some for free....but it will cost you $20 for the bag and water...
no....you cannot bring your own bag and water...
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:12 PM   #12
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Why 20 dollars? Just wondering. And I think that I could do that.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:41 PM   #13
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Oh wait no. I can get two plecos for much less at my LFS.

LFS is local fish store, right?

Is it a certain store?
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:43 PM   #14
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Default Bristlenose Pleco breeding, part II

LFS = Local Fish Shop/Store
And you might be looking at regular (Trinidad) plecos, so he absolutely sure they are bristlesnoses. And Loha, since you sell fish, do you have a small school of cardinals for sale?
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:39 PM   #15
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nope...no cardinals..i have some odessa barbs...and bushynose plecos..both albino and browns...
just kidding about the $20 pleco...at 2 inches i sell them for $5.00 each on aquabid..
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