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Thread: feeding a pleco

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    just wondering what you guys feed your pleco ? I have up unitl know just been feeding nls stable wafers, I have just run out and since I couldn't find any more NLS i got some hikari wafers.Will this do ? he obviously eats some algae form the plant as well but should i pus some vegetable in ?

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    I put peas in once a week for everyone, 3 - 4 times a week i put in algea wafers and that is pretty much it -- of course what he gets from the tank itself. Mine seem to be very happy and thriving.
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    Mine eats the tank clean :)
    He also loves eating ham and I've just started giving him cucumber which he loves also :)
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    You could also try zucchini.

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    ham???? i can feed my pleco ham??

    wow, that would be interesting..

    i feed wafers at the mo, tried cuecumber but he wasnt interested.

    gotta try peas sometime!
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    mine loves pellets,freeze dried blood worms and shrimps and cucmber
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    my one eats practically anything that's in the tank .....except the fish...of course...

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    i feed my pleco Hikari Algae Wafers. 1 per day.
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    I feed mine romaine lettuce, baby spinach, cucumber, zucchini, and hikari algea wafers..not all at once of course but with my bristle nose there hasnt been any algea in my tank since I got him so I have to feed him myself :)..oh and occasionaly summer squash

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    my common eats squash, potato, lettuce, hikari algae wafers, LOVES watermelon, canteloupe plus bogwood and anything in the tank... He's a pig.i am still trying new stuff on him because he didnt get i was putting in food till my clown loaches started eating it! Haha.
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