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  1. Greetings from Angold

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, we are a fish farm out of Lake Charles Louisiana, called Angold Fisheries. Dedicated into raising Plecostomus Breed catfish. All of our fish are tank raised and raised with the immunity to light, as these are nocturnal feeders. The perfect starter fish to anyone's beginning fish tank or...
  2. bristlenose pleco aggression

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 20 gal tank with 2 gold fish and a bristlenose pleco. Goldfish I have had about 1 year and the pleco about 8 months. a few months ago the pelco started to get aggressive towards one of the goldfish. I read he might just be hungry so I start feeing broccoli and other veggies and his...
  3. Sick Bristlenose?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello, Recently cycled my new tank and popped my two year old bristle nose in there, she seemed ok, but now her skin is turning different colours and she has a red sore on her back... First of all I'm unsure of why she has a sore and what it could be.. Secondly I wouldn't have the faintest...
  4. Looking for advice on my 20 gallon tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I set up a tank just I guess 6-8 months ago. The tank is 20 gallons with florescent lighting 100 watt heater and an old fluval 2 plus filter. It is decorated with driftwood, plants (anubias, java fern, crypts and hygrophila), clay flowerpots and a sand substrate. It houses a bristlenose...
  5. multiple questions about one tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I set up a tank just I guess 6-8 months ago. The tank is 20 gallons with flouressent liting 100 watt heater and an old fluval 2 plus filter. It is decorated with driftwood, plants (anubias, java fern, crypts and hygrophila), clay flowerpots and a sand substrate. It houses a bristlenose...
  6. Bristlenose needs Question (or Three)

    Catfish
    After many weeks I have finally got a fully cycled tank, and have some Tetras running around happily. Next on my list is a Bristlenose, however I have a few questions. Substrate type? (I have 2-3mm river gravel, suitable?) Is DW required? Special food requirements?
  7. Bristlenose pleco fry

    Catfish
    Hi, I am new to this site and looking for information. I have a 45 gal. Pentagon freshwater tank which I have had for over 12 years with various fish throughout the years. Right now I have 7 neons, 4 tetra's, and 2 bristlenose along with 8 babies. This is the first time I have ever had eggs let...
  8. A Bristle Nose who doesnt move around??

    Catfish
    Hi guys, was on my other thread about my molly and thought i would ask you guys if you know about Bristle Nose Catfish? When i got my thank i decided to get some catfish to keep the tank clean so i got a golden sucking catfish who is great, he swims around all day cleaning the gravel :-) But I...
  9. considering getting a pleco, thoughts please?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Firstly, tank specs: 15 gallons Planted with bogwood Gentle filtration (homemade) Medium-fine gravel substrate Temp 26 celsius Current inhabitants: 4 cherry barbs, 5 glowlight tetras, 2 peppered corys. I haven't been on TFK for ages and since I last posted on here quite a lot has changed with...
  10. Breeding Bristlenose Plecos

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello everyone, i would like to start breeding bristlenose plecos because i just think they are so cute. however i do not know much about breeding them so any advice would be appreciated. will a gourami or red tailed shark eat the eggs? also how many eggs will one female lay and about how many...
  11. new tank set up, advice please?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So far I've found this site really helpful and as I am trying very hard to make my new tank work, I really appreciate all the advice I've been given on here....and I need some more :P Ok first here's a brief overview of my situation. I have two tanks, a 5 gallon hospital tank and a 15 gallon...
  12. Help Stocking my 10 gallon

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi guys, I recently purchased a 10 gallon starter kit complete with lighting, filter etc. After running it for only a day my girlfriend got impatient and wanted to add fish. We got 5 Tiger Barbs, 3 Balloon Mollies, and 1 Pleco from our local Petco. (I now know after doing a lot of reading...
  13. Babies ! Albino Bristlenose Plecos

    Catfish
    We have babies! Papa is a longfin but I don't think momma is. She may not even be a bristlenose. Maybe someone here can identify her type? These videos aren't the best quality and are rather long, but if you're into watching babies, they may interest you. :-D Mama & Papa - YouTube - Albino...
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