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Thread: Algae eater

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    0 Not allowed!
    Hello got a northern algae eater who has been chasing my 8 little goldfish all day long. Is it normal?

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    2 Not allowed!
    yes, they can be territorial and once they have tasted a fish's slime coat, they have a tendency to want some more.

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    2 Not allowed!
    I don't ever recommend keeping a pleco with goldfish for this reason. Also plecos prefer waters that are warmer than most goldfish are kept in. They are tropical fish while goldfish are coldwater fish.
    Two 5.5g- Shrimp tanks; 1st with 4 chilis, green endlers & Bloody Mary shrimp and 2nd with blue star endlers and Blue Dream shrimp
    Four-27 gallon tubs, 1st w/ BN plecos; 2nd w/ gouramis, rainbow fish, kuhli, dojos and female endlers; 3rd w/ albino corys, pepper cory, panda corys; 4th is 90% plants and one Diva-pea puffer.

    75g-now the TUB tanks:
    5.5 G Shrimp Tanks
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