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Do Plecos Eat Other Fish? (And What Fish Are Compatible with Them?)

Hypostomus plecostomus or the common suckermouth catfish are sometimes known as plecos to avoid the mouthful of their Latin moniker and the length of their colloquial name. There is quite a lot of anxiety among new aquarium owners who think that their plecos might be eating their other aquarium fish. Hypostomus plecostomus or common suckermouth …

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5 Clear Signs Your Pleco Is Dying

Plecos are wonderful beginner-friendly fish. They’re hardy, relatively low-maintenance, and can thrive for decades under captivity. Plus, some species—like Zebra Plecos and Typhoon Plecos—are insanely beautiful, so much so that they’re considered a collector’s fish. Although plecos are easy to take care of, they’re not immune to sickness, disease, and old age. This article discusses …

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Can a Pleco Live in a Pond? (The Keys to Making it Work)

Maintaining a fish pond can be a labor of love. There’s something about the serenity and beauty of sunlight refracting off the cool clear water and colorful scales of koi and other pond fish as they swim past plants that’s simply impossible not to love as a fish owner and nature person. For as much …

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