I went to my trusted LFS today to replace some clown loaches my son culled a few days ago and also ended up with a very cute clown pleco as well. They said they were holding it for the last month for a lady who never came to buy it and therefor I felt safe to put it in my 75 community right away. Never owned a pleco so don't completely know their behaviors but I swear I thought they didn't prefer meaty food or predate on live tank mates. Correct me if I'm wrong..anyone.. But I am confused at what it's been doing(yes underwater camera will go in and get pics once I've charged the battery
). At first it was eating a little algae and roaming the perimeters of the tank. But after a few hours and a greeting from my bichir(that was interesting..and non aggressive thank god) it started hanging out with a mystery snail. Now it's taken the snail about half a foot from where it was and has shoved it into one of the hidey holes for the clown loaches. Eating a snail?? What in the world? Or are they playful and it find shoving around a snail fun? (yes I know how naive that just sounded lol). I don't mind the snail being eaten but what the heck? Please share with me pleco behaviors..I am curious now about this new guy.