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    I have a tank filled with baby plecos lol. They are all Ancistrus albino and brown. I am currently selling them, but could I add a couple more females to my 90g?

    Currently, I have one male who I believe breeds with the two females that are currently in the tank. A couple more BN would be awesome if it's not too much.

    When my 120g gets under control, I'd like to add an albino male, and I'm thinking of adding a 'pair' of albino BNs to my angelfish breeder tank with the cave. The albino variation seems to sell better....

    But I like the regular brown BNs and would love to keep some if I could.
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    More females will wear your male down cause it will be constantly guarding eggs / fry. Sl
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    Ok DD thanks! I never even thought of that! Not to mention breeding can be hard on the male as well! That's what the forum is for!
    Last edited by angelcraze2; 12-25-2017 at 03:27 PM.
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    If you want to have more plecos in there just put more males in!

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    Unfortunately I don't trust him, he is very territorial, ever since he killed another juvie male, I don't trust him with another male.

    But I think I'll add a male and female albino to a 33g tank.
    Eventually, I'll keep the other albino male in my 120g and grow him out into a beauty!
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    Male BN's never be friends. Females isn't an issue

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    Quote Originally Posted by angelcraze2 View Post
    I have a tank filled with baby plecos lol. They are all Ancistrus albino and brown. I am currently selling them, but could I add a couple more females to my 90g?

    Currently, I have one male who I believe breeds with the two females that are currently in the tank. A couple more BN would be awesome if it's not too much.

    When my 120g gets under control, I'd like to add an albino male, and I'm thinking of adding a 'pair' of albino BNs to my angelfish breeder tank with the cave. The albino variation seems to sell better....

    But I like the regular brown BNs and would love to keep some if I could.
    My bottlenose plecos are mating at least once a month. I have a albino female and a normal colored male. I've got a couple that have survived that I know of for sure but my angels love the fry and I think my khuli loaches eat them too? Which probably isn't a terrible thing or I'd have hundreds of plecos in my tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunscream1488 View Post
    My bottlenose plecos are mating at least once a month. I have a albino female and a normal colored male. I've got a couple that have survived that I know of for sure but my angels love the fry and I think my khuli loaches eat them too? Which probably isn't a terrible thing or I'd have hundreds of plecos in my tank.
    Yep! I have 8 angelfish with my breeding BN plecos. The angelfish definitely eat the baby plecos, unfortunately I've seen it happen. I also notice some fat bellies about once every month. I save babies when I notice them, but you're right, their numbers can get out of control quickly.
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