What do pleco fish eat?

Answer The plecostomus or pleco fish, a bottom-feeder, subsists mostly on algae. Older domestic plecos consume less algae, so caretakers can supplement their diet by giving the fish algae wafers and shrim... Read More »

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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 »

Common Pleco Fish?

The common pleco fish, or Hypostomus plecostomus, is an armored catfish native to South America and the Amazon basin, where it sometimes eaten. A large number of similar species are imported from L... Read More »

What can I feed my pleco?

Freshwater catfish commonly referred to as plecos, come in a range of color patterns and sizes. Their diversity does not end with their looks; they are just as diverse when it comes to their diet. ... Read More »

What will a Clown Pleco eat?

Clown Plecos devour wood, so keep driftwood in the tank. It is also an occasional algae eater--some may eat more than others, however. Vegetables are another staple; yams, cucumbers, zucchini and p... Read More »