cory catfish

  1. Monty2451

    Corys and asian stone catfish compatability

    I have a 35 gallon (20 " x 20") cube tank with a school of 10 mixed corys (elegant and julii). I want to get a small school of stone catfish as well (5 or so). My concern is that the stone cats may be too docile to compete with the corys for food. Will the stone cats be ok with them, or will...
  2. AquariumCookie

    New Mystery Snail Refusing To Sink

    So I just got a golden mystery snail along with two other black mystery snails one mystery snail in my 10 gallon completely fine my other black mystery snail in with my golden mystery snail in my 20 gallon and the black one is completely fine while my golden mystery snail refuses to sink to the...
  3. FishFinger90

    Stocking 57L

    Hi I am new to the hobby and have just purchased a 57L tank. I’m hoping to gradually build to something like: 6 panda corys 4 or 5 guppies 2 or 3 amano shrimp Maybe 1 nerite snail Probably sand substrate. Does that sound reasonable and any tips on plants? Cheers.
  4. Madisonkeug

    Rescue fish

    Hi guys, so I was given a bunch of fish from a local business who could no longer care for their fish. I’m new to owning fish and I’m not sure if I’m doing everything I can to care for these guys and I need help. Biggest question is the tank over stocked? 1x Bronze Cory (swimming around glass...
  5. FloridaChick

    My new Salt & Pepper Corys arrived!

    Yay! Super surprised how cute these are! So curious with big eyes and so much fun to watch. I got 7 from a real jerk on eBay who said he couldn't send them out because he was sick and then got nasty and ghosted me. I spent hours trying to get my $80 (I know, thats alot, insane) but he wasn't...
  6. M

    Should I replace my lost corycat?

    I lost one of my three peppered corycats today. Since my once tiny school is now a pair, should I replace the lost cory? If so, will a new peppered cory school well with the other two (who I’ve had for about a year)? I also have 3 oto cats, 5 harlequin rasboras, and a honey Gourami in the tank...
  7. B

    Is swim bladder medication safe for corys?

    Hi, One of my cory catfish has swim bladder disease, so I just went out and bought a medication However, it says that it can't be used for scaleless fish. I know corys have "plates" instead of scales, so would it still be safe to use? Thanks very much, any help would be appreciated
  8. P

    I don’t know what’s wrong with my Cory

    Hi I just purchased 6 panda Corys and for the most part 5 of them seemed pretty healthy. But one of them I noticed has a thin curvy line in its tail and anal fin. I had no idea what it was so right now I put it quarantined in another tank but I was hoping someone knew what it might be? The...
  9. E

    Cory fishes not eating, swimming near surface

    Hi, I am quite new to the hobby and slowly built the first tank over the last months and I am a bit concerned with my Julii corys. Since 3/4f days 4 out of the 5 we have started behaving in a really strange way, spending all time either sleeping on the top of leaves (close to the surface) or...
  10. M

    Unidentified Corydoras Species

    Hello, I am new to this forum and have a very specific question: about 5 months ago, I bought a bunch of Corydoras Pygmaeus for my tank. They’ve all done quite well, but there is one fish in the school that has grown much bigger than the others, and quite frankly, just doesn’t look like a pygmy...
  11. ellamay

    Best / worst types of corydoras?

    Hello!! Not sure if it really makes any difference but is there any specific kinds of corys people recommend/ don’t recommend. I know some kinds of fish can get health conditions based on how they’ve been bread. I’ve been looking at peppered, pandas and false Julii corys just based on which ones...
  12. L

    Cory cat died

    Hello, would anyone know why my Cory cat just died. I’ve had it a week. I got that and 2 tetras as my first fish to set up the tank. I’ve done 2 part water changes this week. 25%. It had been starting very still for a couple of days. Hardly moving. This afternoon I noticed it was on its side...
  13. A

    Brand new cory catfish with possible swim bladder. Help!

    I just got 2 new luxozonas cory cats. One of them is doing great and the other was rough from the start. He swam through some bubbles and looked a little wobbly. Then he was just laying on the bottom. After a while I noticed him having a hard time keeping himself straight. Eventually he was...
  14. shaziasadiqah

    Are Panda Corydoras Hard to Keep?

    So, about two weeks ago i got 6 albino cories and 6 panda cories. the albinos are staying with my betta in a 16gal tank and the pandas are staying with 12 Ember Tetra and 2 Honey Gourami in a 25gal. they were all the same size, very small like 2cm and i quarantine them for 10 days and about 3...
  15. shaziasadiqah

    Finding the Right Algae Eater

    So, in my 57gal i have two blackghost. They seem to be very enjoying their new tank because it has lots of plants and rocks to hide. the thing is, now the tank have a lot of algae, so much that it worries me that it might take over the whole plants in there. can someone give me any advice to...
  16. H

    Pale and inactive bronze Cory catfish

    One of my bronze Cory cats has suddenly gone very pale and just lays at the bottom rarely moving in the past week or so but all of the other fish in the tank look good and healthy any suggestions on how I could the help the fish? In my tank there are: 4 bronze Cory cats 1 guppy (getting a...
  17. ellamay

    Beginners Advice

    Hi!! I'm new to the forum and new to fish. I work with animals so I've always had an interest in fish but haven't started properly researching until recently. It's really important to me that it's not trial and error for the first few months. I want to know as much as possible before starting so...
  18. primsloaches16

    Are these Corydora eggs fertile? *VIDEO OF SPAWNING!!*

    I am a very proud fish mom today! My corydoras have been spawning FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME EVER all day today!!!!! I've been able to save 11 of the eggs so far, but most burst when I tried to get them. I'm not sure if it's because I'm inexperienced but I tried to be gentle. I read that fertlizied...
  19. carligraceee

    New Corys and an update!

    Hey guys! I took some tests these past weeks and have been watching my water. My ammonia levels are at 0 and all my water levels are puerfect (the hardness is a little low but my fish are not exhibiting any signs of stress or malnutrition). My fish have been so well that I took another step and...
  20. N

    High Ammonia levels

    Update 12/14: second water change completed today of about 60-70% of water. Total Ammonia - 0.5ppm, NH3 - 0.1ppm, NO2 - .25ppm, NO3 - 5ppm, and pH 7.6. I have a 20gal freshwater tank and no matter what I do I cannot get my ammonia levels down. I’ve had the aquarium for 6 months and I’m pretty...
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