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KLAstark 11-12-2014 03:53 PM

Fat Cory help!
 
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In the past few days my largest Cory is easily startled and has a growing belly.
Is my Cory with eggs or getting bloated?
She eats plenty, more than the others and has normal color.



Ammonia<0.25

Nitrite<0.25

Nitrate<5.0


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dalto 11-12-2014 04:00 PM

I am not a cory expert but it just looks fat to me.

It is a new tank? Is that why you have small ammonia and nitrite readings?

KLAstark 11-12-2014 04:07 PM

It's a newer tank, like 6 weeks. I'm pretty sure my ammonia is at 0, but in my own paranoia I put the less than. I make a rookie mistake and replaced my filter because that's what the box said, when I added fish last week. I think I put myself into a mini cycle, I checked values daily and did PWC's to keep it down.


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Nils 12-31-2014 10:34 AM

Cory's are pretty hardy, I wen through a cycle with 3 of them and they didn't die. I think she might be just bloated, if she eats a lot more, just feed less. Thats all I got. Good luck.

Nils

Coursair 12-31-2014 04:26 PM

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She looks very healthy and may just be gravid.

My gravid Oto
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