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Very exciting Stephen. Although I am picturing you creeping round the tank like a burglar with your torch.
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Andys temperate tank wrote: Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:56 am Very exciting Stephen. Although I am picturing you creeping round the tank like a burglar with your torch.
You have pictured me virtually spot on Andy except I don't wear a mask, I don't want to spook the fish.

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Here's a photo (taken today, Monday).
The male pleco is at the entrance of the cave. It's hard to see the depression and mound of the sand but it's definitely there.
I would normally give the outside of the cave a bit of a scrub but have left it as to not disturb or upset the pleco especially after all the work he's done.
You'll also spot two of the Otos in the pic.

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2 foot (120L) - Breeding tank (temporary stocked)
15 x Paracheirodon innesi, 9 x Three-lined Cory (Corydoras trilineatus)

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A pic of the female (?) Flash pleco on the aquarium glass taken today.
George is on the wood behind and below.
I think the mobile camera focused more on the wood behind.
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and on the bogwood, also taken today.
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2 foot (120L) - Breeding tank (temporary stocked)
15 x Paracheirodon innesi, 9 x Three-lined Cory (Corydoras trilineatus)

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lovely looking pleco

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fr499y wrote: Mon Apr 26, 2021 16:13 pm lovely looking pleco
Thanks Matt ::thumbu::
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15 x Paracheirodon innesi, 9 x Three-lined Cory (Corydoras trilineatus)

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Lovely looking fishes @Stephen
Gay Flash Pleco lives matter :H
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Martinspuddle wrote: Mon Apr 26, 2021 19:04 pm Lovely looking fishes @Stephen
Thanks Martin ::thumbu::
6 foot (550L) - Rio Ucayali themed
9 x juvenile Biotodoma Cupido, 54 x Paracheirodon innesi, 17 x Thayeria boehlkei, 29 x Gold Laser Cory (CW010), 2 x Flash pleco (L204) named George & Mildred

2 foot (120L) - Breeding tank (temporary stocked)
15 x Paracheirodon innesi, 9 x Three-lined Cory (Corydoras trilineatus)

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That burglar is spot on @Stephen and your pleco are beautiful.
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5ft 425L: 48 rummie nose tetra, 1 longfin BN plec, breeding pair of platinum angelfish, 14 corydoras duplicareas, 1 blue ram.
55L cube 1: 1 blue ram
55l cube 2: platinum half moon betta (Thor).

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@Andys temperate tank
Andys temperate tank wrote: Mon Apr 26, 2021 19:20 pm That burglar is spot on @Stephen and your pleco are beautiful.
Thanks Andy
If I was a burglar then I would be more like this ;)
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6 foot (550L) - Rio Ucayali themed
9 x juvenile Biotodoma Cupido, 54 x Paracheirodon innesi, 17 x Thayeria boehlkei, 29 x Gold Laser Cory (CW010), 2 x Flash pleco (L204) named George & Mildred

2 foot (120L) - Breeding tank (temporary stocked)
15 x Paracheirodon innesi, 9 x Three-lined Cory (Corydoras trilineatus)

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