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    Here are two quick pics of the L029 pleco
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    Such a beautiful pleco! What is the common name? If it has one.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    L code: L029

    Scientific name: Leporacanthicus Galaxias

    Common name: Vampire Pleco
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    So it's a Halloween themed fish. :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Peche View Post
    So it's a Halloween themed fish. :-)
    How very fitting! Thanks. It really is a fine specimen.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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    It looks beautiful :)
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    Cool looking pleco
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    Thanks guys!

    My lfs brings in stock of exotic plecos regularly.

    I'd be tempted to own a few more if they weren't so pricey. I mean it's literally a case of one of these plecos or 50 neon tetras.

    Still, it's worth it :-) when you can see the little guy often.
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    I agree, very nice pleco. I think this one gets really big too 10" and is known as a galaxy pleco too (gee-wonder why?) He is straight up carnivore. I was going to get him, but thought he would get into fights with my female bristlenose as she was similar in color to him.

    Love plecos, would have one of every variety in a 300 gallon tank if I could!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    I agree, very nice pleco. I think this one gets really big too 10" and is known as a galaxy pleco too (gee-wonder why?) He is straight up carnivore. I was going to get him, but thought he would get into fights with my female bristlenose as she was similar in color to him.

    Love plecos, would have one of every variety in a 300 gallon tank if I could!
    L264 Sultan Pleco is my favorite. I'd love to have one of them.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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