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Forum: New Members 01-11-14, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: Alex,glad that you are with us, why not...

:welcome: Alex,glad that you are with us, why not post some photos of your tank(s). Have fun and enjoy our site, it is only as good as it gets and the input you give us. cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Health 31-10-14, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By bigbird
looks like a fighting mark to me. I would place...

looks like a fighting mark to me. I would place in quarantine and dose with the two fixes. cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Chat 31-10-14, 19:01
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By bigbird
it takes time to entice fish to come out. How...

it takes time to entice fish to come out. How long have you had him for ? I would turn the lighting off at night, as most Ls are night active anyway. It is very hard what to say, because each L acts...
Forum: Pleco Health 31-10-14, 05:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By bigbird
sorry need a better picture and thus cant help...

sorry need a better picture and thus cant help you. good luck cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Chat 30-10-14, 08:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By bigbird
I would be very cautious as over there it is...

I would be very cautious as over there it is winter now and very cold. I think it is too risky as well, plus all of the quarantine regulations etc, for me would be in the too hard basket for me sorry...
Forum: Feeding your Pleco 29-10-14, 20:01
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By bigbird
all in moderation, I find that all of my Ls eat a...

all in moderation, I find that all of my Ls eat a mixture of everything. sticks, pellets, deshelled blanched peas etc. I also only feed every 2days If I find some issue and this then works. cheers...
Forum: New Members 29-10-14, 01:34
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: Vic and glad that you found us. Have...

:welcome: Vic and glad that you found us. Have fun, show us pics and share your wealth of information. Cheers jk:thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Chat 26-10-14, 17:51
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By bigbird
sorry cant help cheers jk :thumbup:

sorry cant help cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: New Members 26-10-14, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By bigbird
Hi both are from the family Hemiancistrus and...

Hi both are from the family Hemiancistrus and have the same requirements. I also believe there is a high chance of interbreeding. I personally would not keep them together in the same tank. sorry....
Forum: Pleco Chat 26-10-14, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By bigbird
there is a chance of interbreeding indeed, but a...

there is a chance of interbreeding indeed, but a small one as from same family cheers jks PS I would not risk it :thumbup:
Forum: Aquarium and set up/issues 25-10-14, 10:04
Replies: 14
Views: 3,489
Posted By bigbird
Eheim the only way to go. It has had no design...

Eheim the only way to go. It has had no design change since nearly 18years, so if on a good thing then stick to it. Canisters easier to clean, close all of the 4 taps and off you go. remove the...
Forum: Pleco Chat 24-10-14, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By bigbird
ok the L333 is a Hypan and likes fast water and...

ok the L333 is a Hypan and likes fast water and is an omnivore.
The L278 is a Peck and likes slow water and is an omnivore.
So they can be kept together as they are from a different family and have...
Forum: Aquarium and set up/issues 24-10-14, 17:48
Replies: 14
Views: 3,489
Posted By bigbird
I would still invest in an canister outside...

I would still invest in an canister outside filter, so hassle free, especially when you are cleaning. cheers jk:thumbup:
Forum: New Members 24-10-14, 08:14
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: and have fun with this site and the...

:welcome: and have fun with this site and the Plecos. enjoy it all. cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Aquarium and set up/issues 24-10-14, 08:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,489
Posted By bigbird
I would go for the best of the best, Eheim 2215...

I would go for the best of the best, Eheim 2215 or 2213 and not the cheaper stuff, trust me nothing beats Eheim if your budget permits this. Sponge filters I find to yucky and as they are in the tank...
Forum: Pleco Breeding 23-10-14, 17:14
Replies: 4
Views: 2,259
Posted By bigbird
congrats and nice photos and webpage as well....

congrats and nice photos and webpage as well. Hope they all survive cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Health 23-10-14, 00:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,059
Posted By bigbird
do not know what bit your mouth off the pleco but...

do not know what bit your mouth off the pleco but looks very nasty . It would not hard but to treat with the two fixes, see how that goes and monitor this. have you got the sick pleco in a Q tank or...
Forum: New Members 23-10-14, 00:31
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: Karthik and glad that you love plecos...

:welcome: Karthik and glad that you love plecos like we all do. Looks like common plecos that you have. Hope you have fun with us and enjoy catching those whiptails, ottos and plecos. All the best...
Forum: Pleco Breeding 19-10-14, 05:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By bigbird
I had my 6 , 3ft custom made tanks build and then...

I had my 6 , 3ft custom made tanks build and then painted them three sides a very dark blue. The only plants I have are anubius and java fern as they can also tolerate low light. you do not have to...
Forum: New Members 18-10-14, 14:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By bigbird
superb set ups and I like them. well done. all...

superb set ups and I like them. well done. all the best too you cheers jk:thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Breeding 18-10-14, 08:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By bigbird
well done and congrats cheers jk :thumbup:

well done and congrats cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: Pleco Chat 18-10-14, 08:11
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By bigbird
i also think they do it in in order to position...

i also think they do it in in order to position the flow of the water to go into the cave and also for comfort. With the moving of the gravel they also provide for themselves water flow for food and...
Forum: New Members 15-10-14, 10:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: and glad that you found us. hope to...

:welcome: and glad that you found us. hope to swap photos of your tanks and fish cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: New Members 15-10-14, 01:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By bigbird
Hello Mat and :welcome: glad you found us. Like...

Hello Mat and :welcome: glad you found us. Like the set up. enjoy it and ask questions if you have any cheers jk :thumbup:
Forum: New Members 14-10-14, 19:48
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By bigbird
:welcome: and hello and glad that you found us....

:welcome: and hello and glad that you found us. have fun with this site and post us pics of your tank, fish and yourself if you wish. cheers jk :thumbup:
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