Pleco attacking angels .............

Discussion in 'Angelfish' started by safzola, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. safzolaWell Known MemberMember

    hello everyone here is something you may be able to answer for me pleeeeaaassssseeeeee .....:confused: i have a pleco he is starting to be a bit bossy with our angels swimming after them for no reason and being a worry in my eyes. he is a common pleco i think not sure as i just wanted a cleaning fish ...... jack thats his name as in jumping jack coz when we first got him he kept juming out of the tanks the mad thing:mad:.......... well he is still a little guy but is growing fast will he ever attack or kill our angels i love him so much i wont ever get rid but my angels always come first my babys:;perfect if it means getting jack a tank as he gets bigger i will but i need to no if there is any danger with this hansome little fellow....... need answers asap...:;hurryb:;wv
  2. CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    Common plecs get very large around 18" so you're going to need a much bigger tank for him, the angels also need bigger tanks, if your profile is up to date then 64 litres/16 gallons is not big enough for adult angels 30 gallons would be better for a pair
    The plec is probably getting aggressive as there isn't enough space for him.
  3. safzolaWell Known MemberMember

    Heres Jack......trouble maker ? cccxxxcxcxccccxxx 011.JPG
  4. CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    That isn't a common plec it looks like a panda garra, they're best kept in groups but you wouldn't have room for more fish
  5. safzolaWell Known MemberMember

    Oh panda garra,ok must look that up.thank you oh and we have just went out today and purchased a 160L tank getting it in the next few days,so will be setting it up this weekend,fish going in when tank is water ready....

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