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Post Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:18 am
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I recently started breeding bristle nose plecos and now have more than tanks. I am wondering if I can put some recently hatched fry with some older 1 inch juvies. I just want to make sure that they will not fight or get eaten. Thanks for the help in advance.

Post Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:21 am
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I think you will be OK, at least for the most part. I've kept bushynose as a "colony" where adults and several generations of young would all live together. I can't say you might not lose some of the small fry to hungry, or just boisterous teenagers, but as long as there is enough food and cover, most of the small fry should get a chance to grow out too.
Andy

Your tanks aren't too small. Your fish are too big.
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