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PostSubject: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 5:53 pm

hi everyone i am a new convert to the world of pleco. i didnt like em thought i didnt need em didnt care for their looks,then i received 5 albino longfin bristlenose babies and fell in love with em of the 5 i lost Two(ok so i didnt know they needed wood)but i still have 3 of the 5 then someone gave me a normal fin albino one,then i had 4 they are now about 1 year old and then someone sold me 2 little ones for 5 bucks, boy are sure cute. then i started researching about breeding them and it turns out that my 4 adults are boys the 2 little one are still babies so i went to the petstore yesterday to find a girl to add to the group all the store had where normals so i bout one that has just a few whiskers around the lip of her mouth so i hope she is a she so now i have 7 plecos so i hope to learn lots of info on my new friends here and i hope to make new friends to ohhh i live in Tampa Florida and my name is Robert i am 40 years old
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 7:21 pm

hi robert i myself have and still find bn world very helpfull as did i dougs book it gives loads of great info enjoy your fish mate and welcome
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 9:40 pm

Hi Robert and welcome to Bristlenoseworld cheers

If you want to make sure of the sex of your new BN then post some pics and I'm sure someone will be able to confirn which sex it is Very Happy.
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 10:17 pm

Hi Robert and welcome to the forum cheers
Your lucky IMO coz you got to start off with my favourite bristlenose Very Happy Good luck with finding some females so you can breed them. There should be plenty of info on here to help you get started but if you get stuck we will answer any questions you have. As stated above, if you need your plecs sexed then post pics. Or just post pics anyways, we always appreciate pics cheers

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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 10:46 pm

Hi and Welcome tp the forum.

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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyTue Jul 12, 2011 11:13 pm

Hi Robert and welcome to the forum Smile
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyWed Jul 13, 2011 12:17 am

Hey Robert,

Nice to have you on the forums. there is heaps of information on here that will help you fall in love with these little fish!

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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyWed Jul 13, 2011 7:46 am

Hiya Robert
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyWed Jul 13, 2011 5:08 pm

Hi mate welcome aboard... cheers

I would think about getting rid of a couple of males aswell as 4 males can cause serious issues depending on your tank size...
I always work off 1 male 2 females.........
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyFri Jul 15, 2011 10:23 am

Hiya Robert...Welcome to the forum...
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptyWed Jul 20, 2011 3:49 pm

Welcome Robert!!
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PostSubject: Re: i am a newbie   i am a newbie EmptySat Jul 23, 2011 11:38 am

Curby wrote:
Hi mate welcome aboard... cheers

I would think about getting rid of a couple of males aswell as 4 males can cause serious issues depending on your tank size...
I always work off 1 male 2 females.........

as curby said males can be snotty little buggers and quarl over tank space, caves, and even females. Or just to show who is boss. Better to have a long tank than a tall for them as the more floor space you have the better. make sure there are allot of hidy holes for everyone thou with that many not sure it will help.Also they are VERY VERy messy so watch your water closly and keep the Nitrate below 40 at the very highest. I like to keep mine below 10 but with that many Bn's I don't think you will beable too.

anyhow GL and welcome theres a wealth of knowledge here...
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