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Old 11-24-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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Changing stock, Cory question

So I have been playing around on aqadvisor. I know from a previous post I need to rehome the Chinese algae eater. Aqadvisor also suggested I remove the spotted Raphael cat because he could get too big (only 2 inches right now). If I do that the. I want to add 2 panda and 2 albino Cory. Aqadvisor says I need 4 of each. Won't they school together or do I need that many because of their color?
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:20 PM   #2
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Usually all cories will school together. But I've found that you'll usually find the same kind hanging around together the most. I would suggest four of the same species rather than two of two species. But it doesn't really matter all that much. They do love the extra company though.
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Cory's are shoaling fish and prefer to forage in groups of their own species. They will go around with other cory's but seeing a group of the same species of cory's interacting as they would in nature is worth it.
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