L201 & Zebs together?

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L201 & Zebs together?

Post by smilezz » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:46 am

Hi All,

I was wondering if it's safe to have 4 juvs L201 with 2 x 5-6cm zebs

Cheers.

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Post by TwoTankAmin » Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:22 pm

There is only one fish I can say is for sure safe to have in the same tank with zebras and that is discus.

I would never suggest to anybody that they keep zebras with any other plecos. I learned that the hard way years back when I did not know any better and put adult and jusvie zebs with two each L-134, L-333 and L-260. Five zebras went into the tank and 2 came out, the other three died, I presume killed or starved out by the other 6 non zebs.
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Post by John » Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:27 am

Here is an old post about mixing L46 and L201:

http://www.zebrapleco.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=595
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Post by smilezz » Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:55 am

Thanks John.

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Post by discusred » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:35 pm

I can tell about my little expirens whit zebs and whit other hypancistrus.
I have in my maintank.
4 Zebs (6 month old)
4 L199
4 L260 (two coupels)
And 6 "bel monte" i think it is)
even other fish like discus, tetra and corydoras.
And every thing works greats for me.
But what i think, why it works for me. Is, they are in a big tank 1200L and lots of rots and caves. And i feed the Hypancistrus even when the light are out for the night.
Only i are afraid for, is if the L199 and Zebs when they gets adoults there are gonna mix togheter ( i cant the word in english, but make love togheter :D )
But when i get so far, i gona take the L199 out of the tank.
Thats works for me, but i think what TwoTankAmin says is the best.

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