View Full Version : Bristle Nose and Acrylic Tanks

04-12-2012, 08:58 PM
Came across postings lately about Pleco's and Acrylic tanks. Is it possible for a BN to chew up or scratch up the inside of the tank? I don't want mine to get harmed from doing so, and would love to hear from the BN keepers out there on this.

04-13-2012, 02:11 PM

I've had mine in an acrylic tank for over a year now. No problems for him or the tank. Acrylic may not be as hard as glass, but it's not like it's butter either.

04-13-2012, 07:12 PM
Was thinking the statement about them was bogus. Came across it, while looking for any other algae eaters I haven't seen before. I've only had them for like a week. It's a pair of 2"ers, so when I saw this; was thinking if true--why I wasn't warned. I got them from someone who knows I have acrylic.