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post #1 of 3 Old 09-02-2009, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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common pleco help please

right so i have a common pleco, and ive grown very attached to him,
and i was just wandering if it would be fine to keep him in a 3ft long tank?
well the actual size is: 36Lx12Dx18H

ive seen people keep common plecos in 3ft tanks before and they have seemed fine.....

i am aware of the size they grow by the way,,,

cheers guys
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post #2 of 3 Old 09-02-2009, 07:17 PM
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Hi,

Unfortunately, the tank is still very insufficient for that pleco. Your last option is either upgrade to a 125g or a pond, or replace him with a smaller species of pleco particularly a bristlenose pleco.

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post #3 of 3 Old 09-03-2009, 12:39 AM
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Ya Id agree with Lupin, mine got too big for my 75g. Gonna need a big tank for that pleco.
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