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    Default Anyone own albino bristlenose pleco's?

    0 Not allowed!
    Saw some of these at petco.

    Been thinking about adding one more pleco to make a trio in my 40b.
    but i also think i'm at my limit (or near it) for the bottom of my tank)

    current bottom stock
    1 rubberlip pleco
    1 bristlenose pleco (in QT)
    8 cory cats
    2 bolivian rams (as they prefer the bottom half)

    something tells me i can squeeze him in, but at the same time, i shouldn't.


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    0 Not allowed!
    Personally, I wouldn't do it - I would go with the "but at the same time I shouldn't" feeling LOL

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    0 Not allowed!
    I breed albino plecos. I have dwarf albinos but they still get around 5 to 6 ". They can be a bit aggressive at night, they will hunt fish down and take them. I also have dwarf browns, a bit smaller. I have L144 blue eyes in short and long fins, not as aggressive and smaller. I have calicos, reds, green tigers and long fin dwarf blacks, all smaller types of dwarfs. The smaller types are better, they don't hunt fish.

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    0 Not allowed!
    If the bristle nose isn't at full size and your tank has a good filter, it should be fine. Just watch out for the point when all of your bottom feeders reach full size xD

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    0 Not allowed!
    Guess you've gotten plenty of answers but i'll add one more. I have an albino BNP in my 30. i LOVE that fish. Very active and very visible. between her (apparently a her as there are no bristles) and the snails they devour a zucchini round almost every day. She also loves watermelon and spinach. my only other bottom feeders are cory cats and she ignores them so I don't know how the bnp would be with other plecs. But, from what I have heard, this fish is much more visible than most plecos. Don't know if it's just my particular fish or the breed in general
    good luck deciding
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
    90 Gal Journal:
    fishless cycling:
    fish in cycling:

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    0 Not allowed!
    I have a pair of [Huge @ 5" :-D] L144s in my 90 and they are shy retiring types - Love 'em.
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