In this area, at least by site, all the cories I have seen at different stores appear to be exactly the same. I usually buy from the same store so I don't think I need to worry.
I currently have 4 neon tetras, if I get more neons they will school even though I didn't get them at the same time? I may just do a few more neons, a few more cories and then a few of another type of fish, maybe a different tetra.
I don't want to overcrowd, since that is why I had to upgrade in the first place
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