Originally Posted by Tikibirds
So you can keep them in a 20G?
The bristle/bushy nose plecos (Ancistrus
sp.)..Yes, one will be fine in a 20gal long term IMO/E...I keep the younger one in my 10gal for about 3-4 months then swap them out for another smaller/younger pleco...I kinda do a rotation since I always have a new clutch of babies.....
They get about 5-6inches and I will start to see bristle on the males at about 6-8 months more or less....and they keep growing and curling as they age. Female will have small straight bristle just on the tip sometimes as they get older-but nothing like the male....
Here is a pic of some babies
A male with bristles...