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greatwh1te
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PostSubject: New guy with some questions   New guy with some questions EmptyFri May 04, 2012 7:33 am

I currenty just purchased a pair of bn's from my lfs. I currently have the pair in my 30gal tank. Eventually they will be in my planted 75gal tank. The female has just laid the eggs a few weeks ago at the lfs. Now she's really thin. How can i fatten her up? How long can these plecos live? Also how much current do they like? Thanks for your help and any other tips on keeping these guys healthy for a long time.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy with some questions   New guy with some questions EmptyFri May 04, 2012 10:16 am

use the search function please. these questions have been answered a lot of times.

fatten her up with a mixed and varied diet just lots of it.

they live for about 6-8 years

lots of current

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PostSubject: Re: New guy with some questions   New guy with some questions EmptyFri May 04, 2012 5:54 pm

Hi,Hikari wafers are good and cucumber and tetra pro veg crisps.Do not feed any meat based food only veg and algae Smile
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