20 Gallon Tank 6 In. Pleco Too Big?

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I have a 6 in. Pleco and a 3-4 in. Redtaik shark. When will they be too big for my 20 gallon?

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Way too big, sorry anthony the pleco is way too big no matter and the red tail is big as well and his aggression is higher in smaller tanks i have 38 with one fir awhile and he was too aggressive in it red tails should be in a 40b at minimum and a 6 inch pleco the same probably bigger because of their waste
 
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Way too big, sorry anthony the pleco is way too big no matter and the red tail is big as well and his aggression is higher in smaller tanks i have 38 with one fir awhile and he was too aggressive in it red tails should be in a 40b at minimum and a 6 inch pleco the same probably bigger because of their waste
Ok thats what I thought bc the pleco poops like a machine.
 
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Thanks! Any good stocking tips for me? I am not a huge fan of small fish. Would German Ram be good? I think they are super pretty
 

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Thanks! Any good stocking tips for me? I am not a huge fan of small fish. Would German Ram be good? I think they are super pretty
Well... I am not a stocking expert but I am also working at stocking a tank that size. I think a German ram would work fine. Look into scarlet badis, peacock gudgeons, and pea puffers if you are looking for a bit of a challenge
 

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If you go with a Blue Ram you need to keep them at temperatures ranging from 80-86, 84 being optimal. So make sure the tank mates can tolerate that. Your profile says you don’t know the nitrogen cycle, so I’d master that before trying Rams.
 
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If you go with a Blue Ram you need to keep them at temperatures ranging from 80-86, 84 being optimal. So make sure the tank mates can tolerate that. Your profile says you don’t know the nitrogen cycle, so I’d master that before trying Rams.
Ik the cycle just didn't put that in my prof.
 
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