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Old 04-16-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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catfish and cories..

Ive noticed something odd.. not sure if its normal, good, or bad. When my catfish (( emerald cats and spotted cory)) eat flake food.. it comes out of their gills! I swear to god it looks like it comes out of their gills.. am i delusional or is this actually happening?
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It happens...quite normal.
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It's happened with my gouramis eating flakes and my cories eating blackworms, don't worry about it.
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When I switched from gravel to sand, my corys started sifting the sand in their mouths and it would just pour out of their gills. That really freaked me out.
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It doies happen, it hink quite a few fish actually do this
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Yup! My flowerhorn probably spews out half of what she eats through her gills. Quite messy....
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