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djembekah 11-16-2012 01:57 PM

A little concerned about my albino bn pleco
 
he's sort of got a red triangle on his head. Is this normal? Here's a bad picture

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q...r/CAM00014.jpg

other than that he's been normal.

DKRST 11-16-2012 07:25 PM

That's normal, even on adults. If he hangs on the tank glass, you might even see the heart beating through the pale/colorless skin of an albino or even a young brown BN - depending on the plecos age and size.

djembekah 11-17-2012 06:12 PM

awesome. thanks for letting me know! he acts like a very healthy fish, chasing other fish away from his food. he's pretty rad :)


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