Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. Default My Clever Sailfin Pleco


    0 Not allowed!
    Here's a video that I took a few days ago of my smart Sailfin Pleco enjoying some tubifix worms. He really loves the stuff!

    I gotta ask. Does anyone know how good their eyesight is? I'm wondering if he finds the cubes based solely on his sense of smell or if he can actually see it. Any idea?

    Last edited by MandyH; 05-10-2012 at 02:13 AM.

  2. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Wow! I have seen my plecos eat meat before but I have never seen one go up to the top to grab a cube like that, that's really cool! Don't the science behind their eyesight but he must be seeing something to go up to the top light that. Beautiful fish too!

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Central California
    Posts
    1,123

    Awards Showcase

    Here's my favorite! And apprently your first fish LOL! - homemadepopcorn Grapes are best when shared :-D - 850R Guessed correct Avatar! - BigPoppa Nice guess, you know your fins! - FinalJenemba Don't forget to QT this one as well, Good call with the QT tank - Cliff 
    You need more than three neons for a proper school :) - MLBfan more are needed :) - MLBfan 6... the dreaded number... 6 - PhillipOrigami 7... thats better. - PhillipOrigami slowly but surely - PhillipOrigami 

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    OOOh yeah thats a big fishie!
    Your aquarium has strongly improved :)
    Its Phillip, not Origami.
    Join the 10+ club

    Clicky!
    http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=184368
    ^Read

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Canada
    Posts
    3,366

    Awards Showcase

    am sure I deserve a few of these... lol - Cyberra Thanks for sharing your X-stitch fish pillow project! - Aminax for being prone to computer problems - Cyberra happy birthday to me... August 29th - Cyberra earned ANOTHER one... siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh - Cyberra 
    I dub thee official greeter to the forum! - korith Happy Belated One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue You need another betta! - Pleco380 it birtha the birthday betta XD - genocidex A birthday betta for you. - mermaidwannabe 

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Om nom nom nom ^_^

    Love the way he drifts backwards/upside-down once he gets the cube in his mouth ^_^

    The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of the act


  5. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks guys! He's my favorite fish, he's definitely a nice looking pleco if I do say so myself! :)

    It doesn't take him long to come out when I put the tubifix in. I normally press them up against the glass, but all the tugging pulls them off pretty quickly. It's neat to watch him work like this. :)

  6. #6

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Cute! Luv to see everyone enjoying their meals...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  7. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I've read articles that say plecos eyes are situated to look upward, ostensibly to look for enemies, and are virtually useless when trolling along the bottom looking for food. So they use other senses when trying to find that algae wafer you just threw in but yours may very well use eyesight to find a cube stuck to the glass at the top of the tank.

  8. #8

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    What a pretty Pleco He is really thriving in your aquarium
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

  9. #9

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    very interesting! beautiful pleco and nice aquarium:)
    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •