Care For Dwarf Plecos?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by Gersh, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. Gersh

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    Hey everyone,

    My LFS just got a dwarf bumblebee pleco (L015) and I was wondering what care was like for these guys. He'd be going into a 55 gallon community (temp around 78).

    What do you feed? What do I need in the aquarium to make it happen?

    Any tips would be great!
     
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    Feed zucchinis and meatier foods like bloodworms.
    They are omnivorous but like meatier foods just like L018 plecos.
     
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    I have a sinking pellet for my cories. Would that be a good option? I know some plecos are good on algae, is this one of those?
     
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    On algae, it isn't super effective.
    If the cory pellets are meatier, they are good for the pleco.
     
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    Gotcha. I have blood worms, but I have more pellets than blood worms haha.

    Is my temperature and setup sound ok?
     
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    I’m not sure but you can check planetcatfish.
     
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