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  1. #1

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    I have what I think is a spotted sailfin pleco who is my pride and joy of my tank. He cleaned out 10 gallon tank overnight. We moved him in our 100 gallon tank and he's doing really well! My question is there isn't any algea in the new tank yet so I've been giving him algea chips and he eats them no problem I usually give him one or two a night and he eats them by morning and I want to give him frsh cucumber and zuchinni but I don't want to over feed him? Any advice on how much I should feed him and is it bad to give him that many chips? Any info would be much appreciated

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    You can't over feed with zucchini. Make sure to take the remains out the next day so they don't rot. Keep feeding algae wafers. Never stop. While algae is a part of a pleco diet but not their staple diet.

    Unfortunately too many stores sell plecos as algae eaters and the fish die of nutrient starvation in months or weeks.

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    Ok I knew they needed more then algea I just know you can over feed other fish and didn't want that to happen with him

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    Does the large tank have any driftwood? My Bristle Noses love munching on that wood for their fiber. I've also seen them attacking Blanched and Smushed Pea remains.

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    No it doesn't but I will go get one tommorow, I've read that seems to be important I put a cucumber slice in there tonight and he went crazy over it! Thanks for all the advice guys its very much appreciated

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