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Old 06-14-2017, 09:51 AM   #1
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Stocking for 20g? Also shy pygmy cories

Hii I have a 20g high that has been running for ~3 weeks, I added some seachem stability to help the cycling. I already bought 10 pygmy cories, so I was thinking if adding another pair of cockatoo cichlids and some otos would overstock the tank.
Ok also the 10 pygmy cories are really shy. I got them 2 days ago and they just hide, I have never seen more than 3 together out where I can see them before. Is my tank too... hiding-place-less?
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:44 AM   #2
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Might be too warm for them
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Old 06-14-2017, 03:29 PM   #4
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They do like more plants.

What are the water tests like ?

What are you feeding them ? Mine love frozen Baby Brine Shrimp.
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Is the stocking ok?
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Before adding more fish, you should test your water for ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates. What kind of readings do you get?
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Cockatoo might like it a bit warmer than cories but double check. sterbai cories like the warm water but most don't
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What is the current stock in this tank ?
What temp ?
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10 pygmy cories
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And I don't think the temp is a problem because even though I have no heater I live in Singapore which is always summer. Sigh I want to see snow in Singapore...
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By the way, is that the Almond leaf there in your tank?
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By the way, is that the Almond leaf there in your tank?


Yes. My Shrimp and Otos love them.
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