03-15-2008, 09:44 PM
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Re: Bottomfeeder question
What other fish do you plan to keep? At that temperature, some bristlenose, Panaque maccus, corydoras or Platydoras costatus would be nicely added. The last one can eat small fish however if given the opportunity so it can be disadvantageous if you are planning a community. There are hundreds of plecos available however research the species getting tempted to buy one.
Originally Posted by stephenmontero
I just set up my first large aquarium and have the fish in temp 78 40 gallon tank. i want to get some kind of bottom feeder maybe a snail or something like that how long should i wait before getting one
As far as snails, brigs would be my recommendation or some Malaysian Trumpet Snails. Cherry shrimps are also popular and cheaper than crystal red shrimps at least.