Plecostomus Photos | Page 18

  1. Lisa buckler

    Lisa buckler Member Member

    Plex:emoji_heartpulse: (common) an Albee P (choc Albino) < well that's what Petco says anyways! [​IMG]

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  2. Greg F

    Greg F Well Known Member Member

  3. JandaBinal96

    JandaBinal96 Initiate Member

    sunshine pleco

  4. Mcasella

    Mcasella Fishlore VIP Member

    Got some "decorative" squash (aka, they look pretty but aren't worth the effort for people to eat, they smell like pumpkins though and have very thick skin) and my long fin albino absolutely loves it!
    (Sorry about it being dark i didn't want to turn on the light because he takes off and hides unless no one is by the tank.)

  5. JandaBinal96

    JandaBinal96 Initiate Member

    violet pleco soniae ^^
  6. 75g Discus Tank

    75g Discus Tank Fishlore VIP Member

    Almost all of my catfish excluding one Cory and my glass cats

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  7. BittenByTheBug

    BittenByTheBug Member Member

    “Green Dragon” variant BN pleco. ^-^ just a little baby still! Only about an inch long. Taking a break on the fork that’s pinning his zucchini down. :)

    Also, like... sooooo much BGA. Ah well. It’ll clear up.

  8. RSababady

    RSababady Well Known Member Member

    I caught two of my plecos chilling out today - just hanging around and enjoying the flow of water comming into the tank from the filter. They seem to enjoy the water current. Playful little things :)
  9. B

    Brandon_Krenek Member Member


    My clown pleco when I first got him
  10. RSababady

    RSababady Well Known Member Member

    My pleco having a shower in air :smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin::smuggrin:

  11. bfwtjules

    bfwtjules Initiate Member

    My very first BN pleco! Her name is Bastian. (shortened from Sebastian - named after a very awesome feline that recently passed away). She has six Panda corys as tank mates and they are all an absolute joy to watch. She is usually very shy and freezes when I get too close to the tank, but I finally got a picture of her with her fins up/out while munching on cucumber.

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  12. 75g Discus Tank

    75g Discus Tank Fishlore VIP Member

    That’s what my male bn does! At the store, I see a ton of plecos swimming into the sponge filters to get flow. They are playful fish.
  13. Ulu

    Ulu Well Known Member Member


    This is Big Morton who currently inhabits the 55 gallon standard with Felix the Oscar. In this photo you can see pretty clearly that his spine is s shaped.

    He has had this deformity for a long time.

    This is Baby Morton who is currently inhabiting a 30 tall with some tetras & a betta.



    This is Little Pepper, who lives in a 16 gallon bow front with a Neon Tetra, a Betta, and four Corydoras.


    She is very shy and wouldn't come out of her house.

    This is a monster sitting in a 20 gallon tank at the lfs. He's over 18 in long and the whole tank is only 24 in so he can't really turn around. Unfortunately I don't have a tank big enough to save this guy.

  14. Ulu

    Ulu Well Known Member Member

    Awww, that first picture looks awful because of the gro-lite.

    I have three actual live plants in this tank not including algae.

    Here's a photo of big Morton showing off his fins. I was growing a lot of algae and bacteria in this tank on extra media so it's extremely green.


    I divided this water and media up, eventually seeding 100 gallons from 30, into three new tanks.

    For some reason his spine deformity does not show up in this photo, but it was clearly there before I transferred him from the 10 into the 30 where he is shown. I junked that 10 out a year ago and I moved him from a new 30 to the 55, just this week.
  15. Miyyaro

    Miyyaro Member Member

    I see bristles!! Mr Fizz peeking. And one of him just being handsome.

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  16. Redshark1

    Redshark1 Well Known Member Member

    He's wild, or he will be when someone tells him you called his magnificent bristles "crazy".

    Here's my hypomelanistic example of L023 Pterygoplichthys paradalis.

    Also known as Chocolate Pleco for some strange reason, its a colour form of one of the common Plecostomus species.

    I wasn't expecting much other than excellent algae-cleaning abilities but within two years he's also grown into an 8" beauty and becoming a much-loved fish.

    I bought him because in my 6 foot tank my many Bristlenoses were rather pathetic at cleaning the algae and simply not up to the task. Hence the heavy-duty upgrade.

    I've named him “Sticker”

    18.02.13 Hypomelanistic Plecostomus Sticker 6' aquarium Steve Joul.jpg
  17. Redshark1

    Redshark1 Well Known Member Member

    Here are a few of my bristly babies that were born in my aquarium.

    Ancistrus species = Common Bristlenose Catfish

    18.02.06 Ancistrus Bristlenose Catfish Cube Steve Joul.jpg

    I love my plecos because they are colourful, interesting, long lived and easy to keep.

    They have never had diseases and are easy to feed.
  18. Karlee

    Karlee Initiate Member

    I have a pair of Albino Bristle-noses who won't stop breeding every month, DSC_0513.jpg it was okay until Mister bushy (Dad) fought with my yo-yo loach who would eat the eggs and one morning yo-yo was on the floor dead. Bushy owns the tank
    with babies!
  19. Ulu

    Ulu Well Known Member Member

    RIP Big Morton....


    Unfortunately I left the lid off the aquarium too long and he jumped to his death.

    Baby Morton has taken over his place as the King Pleco.



    He's almost 6 inch long now. 3 months ago he was only 2 inches long.
  20. Bithimala

    Bithimala Fishlore VIP Member

    I can finally join this thread instead of watching it!!!! Newest member of our family :) 20180301_195654[1].jpg