How many pleco can I put in one tank?

Answer Plecos are a species of catfish that feed upon the natural algae growth in your aquarium. Plecos are territorial in nature, and can become aggressive toward their own species. It is not recommended... Read More »

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How to Introduce a Pleco to a Goldfish Tank?

A Pleco doing its job.This article will teach you how to introduce a Pleco safely into a goldfish aquarium. These species are very common, but some requirements must be reached for both!

What is the tank size for a common pleco?

Common plecostomus can grow up to 18 inches long and will typically outgrow a small tank in their first few years. They are also considered "high-waste" fish because of their high-fiber algae diet,... Read More »

How big do pleco fish get?

Pleco fish can grow to be 20 to 24 inches long. Plecos are readily available at pet stores, and young plecos are only 2 to 3 inches long. Because of this, many beginning aquarium owners don't reali... Read More »

Can snails eat my pleco?

Snails do not eat pleco fish, or any fish at all. Instead, they stick to an herbivorous diet. That diet includes algae, fungi and other vegetation. When given access to them, snails also consume da... Read More »