Do Plecos Sleep? Do They Play Dead? [Explained]


Have you ever caught your pleco fish just chilling in the corner of the tank, and wondered if they’re catching some Z’s like we do? Or maybe you’ve seen them being motionless in one spot and thought to yourself, “Hmm, are they sleeping or just being weird?” Well, don’t worry, as fascinating as plecos are, … Read more

Will Plecos Eat Fry? Top 4 Tips To Protect (+ Alternatives)


Are you worried about your plecos snacking on your adorable fry? Then you’ve come to the right place! From understanding the tips to protect fry from plecos to finding alternative tank mates for cleaning duties, we’ve got you covered. So without further ado, let’s dive in! Do Plecos Eat Fry? Though it’s less likely, it … Read more

Explained: How Many Bristlenose Plecos In A 30 Gallon Tank?


The bristlenose pleco (Ancistrus cirrhosus) is a typical easy-going freshwater fish. This nocturnal species prefers shallow waters with driftwood and plants where it can seek refuge. Plecos are becoming more and more popular for their easy care and maintenance. Now, you might be wondering: how many bristlenose plecos can I put in a 30-gallon tank? … Read more