How long can a Pl*co survive out of water

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Wow! Great survival story!

I had a friend that had a large "common" pleco that climbed out of her tank & into the potted plant next to it many nights. She just picked him up & put him back in the tank. It was kind of a fish/keeper bonding thing after a while, he did it often. Some plecos breed that way, up onto the muddy bank to lay eggs/fertilize them.
 
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