Label Your Plecosssssssss

CloudTheFluffy

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My best lfs can't label any of there plecos and it's such a pain! I can't ID young plecos to save my life. They have different pleco tanks but there all just called 'pleco' or 'sucker fish'. People then just pick a pretty one thinking they all are the same and stay small.
 

75g Discus Tank

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Let the rants begin...
 

SFGiantsGuy

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Yeah once in a blue moon most "seasoned" lfs will actually name them by their "code" names, L246, L221, L151 etc. They assume that their customers all have smart phones and can just Google it lol...in World of Fish, (which is one of the best stores I have ever seen in my entire life) they usually have their Plecos not as scattered around their store as a lot of places do; they had 'em all on a wall in mostly community tanks, but some of the more rare and expensive ones were almost all kept alone. They has some really nice King Tigers there and were actually designated by their common and numerical names. (L066)
 
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CloudTheFluffy

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SFGiantsGuy said:
Yeah once in a blue moon most "seasoned" lfs will actually name them by their "code" names, L246, L221, L151 etc. They assume that their customers all have smart phones and can just Google it lol...in World of Fish, (which is one of the best stores I have ever seen in my entire life) they usually have their Plecos not as scattered around their store as a lot of places do; they had 'em all on a wall in mostly community tanks, but some of the more rare and expensive ones were almost all kept alone. They has some really nice King Tigers there and were actually designated by their common and numerical names. (L066)
I wish mine would at least do that and show there "code names". Then most people who cared/were interested could google it.
It's mostly the more easy to find plecos too. I'm pretty sure two tanks of them are just filled to the brI'm with commons too. :/
 

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