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    Is it true that these guys will ravage live plants? I kinda had my heart set on a L 183 but I don't want my swords stripped.

    Or is this a misconception as long as they are feed a good diet?

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    Feed it NLS pellets and occaisonally zucchini or canned green beans and your plants should be fine.

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    Ancistrus species plecs are generally quite easy on plants. I've not personally seen any bother plants. I had a pair of common BN plecs in my 125 at one point and they would clean the leaves quite nicely, no damage at all.
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    I have a huge salfin plec and a clown plec.Ive not witnessed them damaging my plants.

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