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    Question Anyone bred Clown Plecos?


    0 Not allowed!
    Ok I said I wouldn't, but I picked up 2 more clowns tonight. I've got plenty of territorial barriers and my tanks well planted. Is there much chance of them breeding? I've done some reading but not had too much of a chance yet, but any wee tips etc will be appreciated
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

  2. #2

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    Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime 
    Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R 
    Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ 
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    No one??
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

  3. Smile


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    i have a couple of fish books and it says " common in aquaria just has to make the clown plecos habitat like the dry season. also this site has some stuff on breeding clown plecos....Hope this helped
    fishfreak 123

  4. #4

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    Have a martini on me fellow western marylander - jbeining75 thank you so much my puffer and i are very happy - Angila Heres one! :D - Wild Turkey nice plecos - KingFisher For all your advice  thanks - Celtic Fins 
    for your kind comments. - Celtic Fins Merry Christmas - Northernguy Awesome help with my loaches - R2 Ranch Seasons Greetings. Have a great Christmas - Celtic Fins Wishing You A Happy New Year!!! - Jill 
    Happy New year - Celtic Fins May the Anti troll force be with you. - Celtic Fins 2001 posts! - Northernguy For your helpful fry advice - Cliff Its not a featherfin but thanks for the info!lol - Northernguy 
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    Best bet is to allow the tank to go for a month or two w/out water changes (should be fine in a planted tank) then change about half the water volume with slightly cooler water to simulate the end of the dry season.
    You do need to be sure you have both sexes, and it may take some time for the female/s to become gravid. I'd supplement their diet with NLS pellets if you can get them, my L-204's thrived on them for years, and the extra protein will help condition the female/s.

    ^^^^Please click the eggs/dragons, thanks.

  5. #5

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    Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime 
    Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R 
    Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - mommy1 Merry Christmas - KingFisher Happy New Year - mommy1 Thanks! - pRED 

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    Mmmmm, my tank isn't planted anymore, not sure if I could leave it a month. Will have to ponder that. Thanks for the advice though
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

  6. #6

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    Have a martini on me fellow western marylander - jbeining75 thank you so much my puffer and i are very happy - Angila Heres one! :D - Wild Turkey nice plecos - KingFisher For all your advice  thanks - Celtic Fins 
    for your kind comments. - Celtic Fins Merry Christmas - Northernguy Awesome help with my loaches - R2 Ranch Seasons Greetings. Have a great Christmas - Celtic Fins Wishing You A Happy New Year!!! - Jill 
    Happy New year - Celtic Fins May the Anti troll force be with you. - Celtic Fins 2001 posts! - Northernguy For your helpful fry advice - Cliff Its not a featherfin but thanks for the info!lol - Northernguy 
    Merry Christmas!!!!  :) - Ellen4God 

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    0 Not allowed!
    Throw in some duckweed, if the fish don't eat it it will soak up nitrates like a sponge as it runs amok.

    ^^^^Please click the eggs/dragons, thanks.

  7. Default


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    You could look on planet catfish.

    I have 6 or so types of plecs, I use pleco caves and feed them veggies and they just keep popping out little plecs for me.

    Most of the vegetarian ones are easy to keep.

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