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Kwtblack 10-20-2010 09:53 AM

question about PLECO
 
http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:s...0pleco.jpg&t=1
i have the same pleco in the picture , it nice pleco any way
in here people call it garbage fish , not because it dirty
, because it eat other fish poo, is that true ?

aunt kymmie 10-20-2010 09:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kwtblack (Post 496243)
because it eat other fish poo, is that true ?

No, not true. There is no fish that will eat another fishes poo.

LisaC144 10-20-2010 11:16 AM

+1 :vomit:

Romad 10-20-2010 08:40 PM

They sure do create a lot of it though. Be prepared :)

badxgillen 10-20-2010 11:02 PM

fish that eat poo
 
scatophagus.....various tangs....

surfnchk 10-20-2010 11:56 PM

Never heard of it being a "garbage fish" but the only reason I could think that is because they create a lot of waste haha! be prepared for seeing lots of poop! I have a pleco and I picked up his cave to get a good vaccuming done....and wow! He's called spike but also I call him my little poo:)


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