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Do plecos eat snails?

Pleco catfish will eat snails. Primarily baby snails or small snail species, that fit in their mouth and are easy to eat. Examples of pleco species that eat snails are zebra place and leopard frog places. AquaMalik found smaller snail shells to be laying around in his tank, while there where a lot of adult …

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Do plecos eat brown algae?

Plecos do eat brown algae, but it isn’t the most popular algae type among them. Especially the Sailfin pleco likes brown algae and their diet in the wild consists a big part out of this kind of algae. Keep in mind that there are many species of plecos. In this case, we are talking about …

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