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Thread: Plecos

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    Could 2 common plecos survive in a 75 gal tank??
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    Most fish could 'survive'. Its a matter of being happy.

    How wide is a 75g?

    Those plecos get 2' so at least 30" wide.

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    Tolley nailed it. Survival is not the key. We could survive the rest of our lives in a closet but I'm pretty sure we wouldn't be particularly happy or healthy.

    I wouldn't go with 2 in there, 1 yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gm72
    Tolley nailed it. Survival is not the key. We could survive the rest of our lives in a closet but I'm pretty sure we wouldn't be particularly happy or healthy.

    I wouldn't go with 2 in there, 1 yes.

    Survive was a poor choice of words -- I was just asking a question --

    What I should have said would it be ok to put 2 plecos in a 75 gallon tank -- and I now know that answer would be no.

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    Why put 2 common pleco's (that really need a much larger tank) into a 75 when you could easily fit a few BN's in there? Chances are good a pair would form and they'd spawn.

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    to commons should have preferably a 220g but at least a 150g

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