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Shedding Pleco

Posted by Jimmer_in_S_ON 5b Canada (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 24, 05 at 17:05

I have a 5 inch pleco in my 65 gallon tank that I wintered my pond goldfish in........I put half of my fish back into the pond ,and have noticed my pleco is shedding a layer of this normal or is there something wrong with my fish? He seems to be fine healthwise (as far as swimming and eating is concerned). thanks in advance for your thoughts


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RE: Shedding Pleco

I have had Pleco and never seen them shed.

RE: Shedding Pleco

is it an overabundance of slime/mucous being formed? Are you sure it's the skin?

RE: Shedding Pleco

This is a new one on me.


RE: Shedding Pleco

Sounds like excessive slime like Sky said.


RE: Shedding Pleco

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