Albino Plec

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Albino Plec

Postby Doozie » Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:40 am

How large will an albino plec grow?
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Postby Doozie » Fri Aug 08, 2008 11:14 am

anyone ??
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Postby Beano » Fri Aug 08, 2008 11:21 am

Probably at least 12"?
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Postby Angel Fish » Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:38 pm

Albino is a colour morph. Which species of Plec were you thinking of?
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Postby Doozie » Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:52 pm

Not sure what species - just called albino plec as far as I know.

I bought it yesterday and the lady in the LFS assured me that it won't grow larger than 6inches (which is good for me as I don't want it any bigger than this).

But having looked on the internet today to find out more info I'm worried that I've bought a giant-in-waiting.

Was hoping you guys could give me a steer on it ?
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Postby krekra » Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:53 pm

If she said it wont grow more then 6 inches it might be an albino bristlenose??

Any way you can post a photo of it?
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Postby calsonic » Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:19 pm

if its a bristle nose it willlook like this

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/im ... ge_id=7812
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Postby chaoz » Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:56 am

and if its a true albino plec it will look like this
http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/im ... ge_id=7872

and grow to around 13/14 inches
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Re: Albino Plec

Postby kathelune » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:11 am

What kind of skin problems do people with albinism have? I'm doing some research for a project on genetics, and I was wondering what sort if specific problems do people with albinism have. I know they burn easily and are at risk for skin cancer, and obviously they are pale, but is there anything I'm missing?
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Re: Albino Plec

Postby Carylnz » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:44 am

We are a fish forum. If you want to discuss human genetics I suggest you ask elsewhere. Albino fish have different problems to humans.
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