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Re: Pleco suggestion please.
My bristlenoses are great....The males have bristles and the females don't...but you usually can't tell until they reach about 3".
If you get two, you may want to consider the gender, as they will breed :-) You will have to decide if you want to deal with fry or not.
Speaking of which...My BN plecos just spawned this morning in my 180 gallon CA/SA cichlid tank...and I just found 22 fry hanging out in the filters :-)
180g FW -- 2 severums, firemouth, salvini, ebjd, 6 honduran red pts, 2 bn plecos, 8 giant danios, 7 congo tetras, 4 syn. nigriventris, small indo. tigerfish
75g planted fw -- 4 angels, 11 cories, 1 bn pleco, 8 diamond tetras, 40 sm. albino bn plecos, 3 small severums
30g oceanic cube -- 10 sm. bn plecos, 4 mystery fry
93g frameless cube (brackish) -- 3 f8 puffers, 5 mono sebae, 1 knight goby, (datnoid), archerfish, 4 orange chromides, 3 columbian catfish