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Cherry barbs behaving like.... Cories?!

Discussion in 'Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids' started by marnold00, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. marnold00

    marnold00 Member

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    Ok so my 7 barbs live with some cories... And you know how cories tale breaths of air occasionally? So kine sort of spiral up very slowly, gulp and dart down - great fun.

    My cherries have started copying them? Ive just watched 1 cory do it with a cherry barb following. The cory gulps and dives and then the cherry does... And then 4 of the other 6 cherries copy it! Its one after another, not gasping, and they all seem to be in a rather playful mood...

    Anybody else seen anything like this before?

    Ammonia 0 nitrites 0 nitrates <5 before anybody wonders :p

     
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    Never seen this before... Do you have a video?
     
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    Oh take a video! That's really cute!
     
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    Theyre too busy playing their favourite game of "lets spawn with the lady" but ill see if i can! My cories wont do it with me there filming but the cherries will for sure haha they do it on their own now.

    Ill have a try, no promises!
     
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