sail fin pleco

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sail fin pleco

Unread postby jibran_shariff » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:57 am

this one of the biggest pterygoplichthys with me
and i keep him in 75 gallon tank, heres a pic of him

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Re: sail fin pleco

Unread postby Abhishek » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:40 am

Nice one Jibran bhai :)

What is its size?

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Unread postby Romi » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:26 pm

This is an amazing species indeed. I had one, which i got for around 300 bucks as a juvenile from Anand Parbat, Bengal Aquarium. But the fish never ate. :( It was maybe intimidated by the community tank fish (some large Angelfish). The fins are so wide and aerodynamic, the fish could almost fly in the water :D

It is good enough to justify swtichomg to large tanks... space permitting.

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Re: sail fin pleco

Unread postby jibran_shariff » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:12 pm

Abhishek wrote:Nice one Jibran bhai :)

What is its size?

close to 11"

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Re: sail fin pleco

Unread postby jibran_shariff » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:18 pm

thank you

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Re: sail fin pleco

Unread postby rahul2kcuteguy » Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:06 am

Hi Jibran,
even i have one small upside down catfish in my 15 gallon tank but i wish to shift it to my Chiclid tank with oscar in it.... Dont know if it will be wise & feeding them will be problem as chiclids eats very fast whatever dropped in.
Kindly advice.
Also,substrate in existing tank is sand & bigger one is gravel,will it make difference.
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Rahul Aggarwal