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post #1 of 5 Old 03-14-2007, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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Could my Pleco be doing this?

You may or may not have read my post about my Pleco who is apparently a recluse, never coming out of his cave. I stuck my arm in the tank and turned the cave over the last cleaning, just to have a look-see at him and make sure he was alive and well. Every couple of days, I notice the artificial plants have been uprooted and/or moved. I've had my cory cats for over a month and they don't uproot plants (the plants are weighted down) so I'm assuming it's my little recluse doing his thing as night.

I'm hoping you all agree, which means he is really doing ok.

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post #2 of 5 Old 03-14-2007, 10:28 AM
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yeh its more than likelly your plec, as they are nocturnal, he will be coming out at night and destoying your decor
i have to really weight mine down, as i have 8 plecs :D :D !!

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post #3 of 5 Old 03-14-2007, 12:43 PM
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mines a big one but hes ALWAYS been destructive to the decor the pleco way is throgh not around
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-18-2007, 06:58 AM
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yep thats definetly the plec mine used to do that to my plants until theyr roots spread out a bit more
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-18-2007, 11:16 AM
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i have 8 plecs :D :D !!
How big are your tanks? If you need 75g or more for one common plec...that's a heck of a lot of water!

Unless you have the small ones...but I thought I read they need tons of water too!

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