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Oscar_freak12321
02-05-2010, 03:29 AM
I've been wondering lately about my plec I picked up with my 150...is he a gigas pleco or is he just a common sailfin? :14:

Close-up: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/fishpictures/showphoto.php?photo=15744&cat=500&ppuser=20022

Bit further back: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/fishpictures/showphoto.php?photo=16670&cat=507

Northernguy
02-05-2010, 03:36 AM
Thats a great close up! thumbs2:
Can't help with the ID though.

Oscar_freak12321
02-05-2010, 03:38 AM
Lol thanks NG. I try, but my camera ain't exactly gold in photography form! :hmm3grin2orange: I was thinking it might be a gigas because I saw a gigas in one of my lfs' tanks the other day selling for 60 dollars that looks exactly like mine. Same print, same eye-style.

Northernguy
02-05-2010, 04:06 AM
Have you looked here yet?
http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/common_names.php?letter=a

EmmanuelJB
02-05-2010, 04:10 AM
Great Pictures!! Very nice plecos!! thumbs2: (Sorry I can't tell Which type it is)

rich311k
02-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Great shots! That is a nice fish.

smaug
02-05-2010, 08:42 PM
Looks just like mine.I do believe its just a common sailfin.

Oscar_freak12321
02-06-2010, 02:47 AM
Common sailfin? Thanks smaug, I never was sure exactly. :22: And thanks guys, I try my hardest to keep up with you elite photographers! :hmm3grin2orange: