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Old 07-21-2013, 11:07 PM   #1
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What type of Cory Cat is this?

I got three of these and not for sure on the type!
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:10 PM   #2
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Look like Bronze Cories to me
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:12 PM   #3
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And it looks like it fins are chewed all up.
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:15 PM   #4
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Bronze corys are great fish. You'll love them. Congrats.
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:18 PM   #5
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Look like Bronze Cories to me
Yes they are, the place I got them from kept them with Cichlids...
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And it looks like it fins are chewed all up.
They kept them with Cichlids...
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:41 PM   #7
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They kept them with Cichlids...
Poor corys. I didn't notice the fins at first. I'm glad they have a better home now.
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Poor corys. I didn't notice the fins at first. I'm glad they have a better home now.
Yes they have a 30 gallon long! And I ordered some plants to cover the ground! They live with Neons, White Clouds, Zebra Danios, and a Betta!
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Nice..did you buy some friends for it too? And I love cories, some of the best cleaners out there..and fun to watch. Is that your substrate? I would maybe recommend sand..but it looks like those rocks are pretty smooth..should be fine.
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Nice..did you buy some friends for it too? And I love cories, some of the best cleaners out there..and fun to watch. Is that your substrate? I would maybe recommend sand..but it looks like those rocks are pretty smooth..should be fine.
There is 3 total. The pet store only had 3 so I got them all! I want at least 5 or 6 total. I ordered some plants for the plants to cover the bottom.
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I lost two Cory s from secondary infections due to barbel erosion on gravel. I wouldn t chance it, I d switch to large or medium grain sand ASAP.
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There is 3 total. The pet store only had 3 so I got them all! I want at least 5 or 6 total. I ordered some plants for the plants to cover the bottom.
Bronze corys are some of the easiest to find in the stores, so you should be able to get more.

Whatever the substrate, sand or gravel, as long as it is not sharp, your corys will be fine. I've never seen any barbel wear in any of my corys. Most of us haven't. If substrate were a great problem there would be many threads about corys with bleeding, worn barbels and there aren't.
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Bronze corys are some of the easiest to find in the stores, so you should be able to get more.

Whatever the substrate, sand or gravel, as long as it is not sharp, your cories will be fine. I've never seen any barbel wear in any of my corys. Most of us haven't. If substrate were a great problem there would be many threads about corys with bleeding, worn barbels and there aren't.
Ok, thank you!
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Ps that is not to discount Rodeo one's experience. It can happen.
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I have a bronze cory as well but on one side of his face he has had his whiskers chewed off yet I never see him getting picked on.
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Will they eat algae tablets?
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They are bottom feeders so yeah, they will probably munch on them but they ARE NOT "algae eaters" they enjoy the same variety of foods you would feed the rest of your fish
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They are bottom feeders so yeah, they will probably munch on them but they ARE NOT "algae eaters" they enjoy the same variety of foods you would feed the rest of your fish
Ok, thank you! I knew they weren't algae eaters I was just wondering! Can I give them raw cucumber or do I have to boil it?
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