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Old 05-15-2018, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So here is our little guy/gal and when we bought him he was a drab fish quite hiding all the time and now he is getting Iím going to call them whiskers and his coloration has really come to life so another thing is heís not hiding anymore he defends his turf from all sizes of fish itís fun to watch him / her anyone able to tell me what the local fish guy sold me a year ago


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The growths on his face says that he's a BristleNose Pleco.
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The growths on his face says that he's a BristleNose Pleco.


Iíve been looking and Iím not finding one with the white tips on his fins Iíll keep looking but if anyone knows this type a name for him would be great


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Mine has a elongated tip on the tail.
Plus, yours is the long fin variety that's been selectively bred by people. A BN pleco with any fin variation is still a BN pleco like a goldfish with any color or fin size is still a goldfish.

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Mine has a elongated tip on the tail.
Plus, yours is the long fin variety that's been selectively bred by people. A BN pleco with any fin variation is still a BN pleco like a goldfish with any color or fin size is still a goldfish.


Thank you that was a great explanation and is now crystal clear I see why the wife is not fond of them


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