View Full Version : 2 bristle nose plecos

10-10-2007, 02:11 AM
How big of a tank would you need to keep 2bristlenose plecos? Just curious b/c I have one regular one but I really like the albinos but couldnt find one when I went to buy him.

10-10-2007, 02:15 AM
bristlenose is good in a 30g i believe

10-10-2007, 02:20 AM
Oh I have a 20gal....darn lol I was hoping for another one but If 20 is way to small I dont want to put their lives at risk.

10-10-2007, 02:59 AM
yeah they grow around 5 inches, 2 might get a bit crowded

10-10-2007, 03:06 AM
thats alright I will put them on my list of reasons to get a bigger tank:)

10-10-2007, 02:46 PM
Albino's are reported to stay smaller for some reason, and I know the 2 we have are both just under the 4" mark so keep that in mind for your next tank:11:

10-11-2007, 12:50 AM
I'm a big believer in understocking tanks, but I don't think 2 in a 20 would be overdoing it, depending on what else is in there JMHO

10-19-2007, 06:51 AM
i have 2 in my 3ft and 5 in a 4ft

10-19-2007, 02:45 PM
2 in a 20 long would be fine, as long as they aren't both males