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Clowns and Pleco fighting?!?!?!

Posted By: Matt M. <Yamaha225@NetZero.net>
Date: Wednesday, 12 January 2000, at 10:52 p.m.

I have a 1.5 inch REGULAR pleco in my tank (hypostomus plecostomus, not the fancy kind!!). He used to never move during the day but over the last couple of weeks, with the new 29 gallon comming into play, I have noticed that he seems to be getting around and cleaning pretty good all day. I have never fed him anything because he is still young and just eats algae and nibbles plants. WELL, that all changed today!!! I would have never guessed that this would happen but when I dropped about 3 sinking tablets in for my Clowns to have a mid-day snack and they went at it clicking to beat the band! Then, out of nowhere, the pleco gets whiff of some food. He sneaks up behind them all swarming over one of the tablets. Then he eases around the edge and plows right throug