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Thread: Pleco died :(

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    This morning I see my pleco died. :( Was about 4 years old and 30cm long.

    I've been reading a few posts on how much people feed their plecos and now wonder if he starved to death :(((

    I had plenty of fake plants with algae on and every now and again (every 2 weeks) used wafer tablets. He seemed to be doing fine and was growing nicely and looked healthy yesterday. All the other fish seem fine in the tank.

    Going to get another one - would just love to know what went wrong. Maybe it was from lack of food as the bigger he got the more food he needed? I did seem him eating some of the normal fish food I give the other fish.

    Damn - I feel so bad now :(

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    they will eat flake food on the bottom and if it looked healthy chances are it was. but did you offer it driftwood? if not id get a peice and let it grow some yummies for the new one. also you might want to look into if it / the new one is carnivorous if so then the drift wood would only serve as nice cover, those types of plecos need meaty sinking food. hope the next one is happy. btw 4 years seems a long time for it to starve all the sudden lol
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    lol - yes. I was also thinking its survived a long time starving :)

    Thanks - I'll looking into getting some drift wood. Off to the LFS :)

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 I've not seen anyone with an umbrella here. You seem to have an odd collection of gifts...so here's my contribution. :-) - ~firefly~ "genocidex;1139790]stupid question... but would i be able to use lawn clovers in a tank?  lol"  REALLY - Strider199 crayfish! - Brhino thanks for sharing - sheamurai 
    For filling out my school! :) - Flyby Stardancer silly rabbit... - sheamurai They say one of these a day keeps doctors away.... - Trillianne Day Two... - Trillianne Thanks for the frogbit very much :) - Greentoads41 
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    definatly look into its diet before you buy one. if you get a carnivore and feed it veggies youll start loosing your other fish every night lol
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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