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Old 05-26-2013, 07:25 AM   #1
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Just realized one of my bronze 'corys' is an emerald catfish

I have a 20 gallon long planted tank. It's currently stocked with 1 dwarf gourami, 6 platys, 4 bronze corys, and what I just found out to be 1 emerald catfish .

The emerald has been hiding the whole time and has been extremely panicked when he is out. I added more things to hide thinking that might have been the issue but he's still been hiding. Finally I did some research and realized that with him being darker than the rest he's definitely a different species.

I guess my question is whether I should return him or add a few of his kind? I feel like I'm pretty fully stocked so returning is probably my best option but just thought I'd get some outside input.
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Old 05-26-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
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He should be OK as long as there are other cories. Is there any way u could at least add 1 more emerald? Eventually he will adapt but he would do best with a friend
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