cory catfish

  1. N

    What to put in a nano tank??

    I have an 8 gallon planted tank and I was wanting advice on what to Put in it. Is 4 or 5 guppies(preferably male so they don’t breed) 4 dwarf Corydoras and maybe a few shrimp too much for my tank?
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    Are these Angelfish eggs?

    Hello All! We recently adopted 3 angels from a terrible home and they are blooming with us. They are older- about 5-6 years old- they used to eat once every 3 days, never had light or tank mates and just one piece of drift wood in a 90 gal tank. We took them in and since they all close together...
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    10 gallon stocking ideas?

    Hi there, I currently started a new 10 gallon 2 weeks ago that I am in the middle of doing a fishless cycle in. Here is a picture, although I am adding some microsworfs along the perimeter of the glass, a moss covered bridge made of coconut shell over the sand, and dwarf baby tears on a piece...
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    Beheaded fish in tank

    Hi there, I'm a newbie to the forum, and was wondering if anyone can help me out on this issue. I have had 3 fish in total now over the course of a couple of months, brutally attacked and killed. 2 of my sucker fish had their heads clean ripped off (none of the fish was eaten), and this morning...
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    Emergency!!! Corycatfish swallowed pebble!!

    Hi to who reads this, I believe my Albino cory who I've had for months now, has ingested a pebble. There is a dark lump in his stomach and his belly is a little swollen. It seems to be weighing him down and he hasn't been swimming very much. Is there anything I could do to help him, I don't...
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    Will live plants help?

    Hello all! I have a 20 gallon tank with a few Cory Catfish. I've had the tank for some time, but I struggle to keep algae levels in check. Brown algae seems to love multiplying in the tank, and I have to do heavy cleaning quite frequently. Will getting live plants help this situation? I have...
  7. B

    HELP! Cory swimming funny, etc..

    Hey everyone, I've had 6 corys for a long time in a 20 gal long and suddenly one of them started swimming upside down and close to the surface. When he wasn't, he would either just sit in one spot or swim around the middle/top areas of the tank. This isn't normal for him. He also has some torn...
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    Cory behaving different

    I have an albino Cory that is sitting around a lot and breathing 3-4 times per second. I think it has always breathed pretty fast but it used to swim around a lot more. I upgraded to a 10 gallon tank a few weeks ago and it has a pretty strong current, 90 gallons filtered per hour. That's really...
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    Albino Cory Catfish Acting Strange

    Hello and I am new to this forum and this great hobby of fish keeping. I recently acquired a 10 gallon fish tank and put 2 albino cory catfish, 5 neon tetra, and 3 flame tetra. The first week was going great and had no problems. The second week I found some minor problems with the color of the...
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    Help! Cory Catfish Suddenly Dying.

    Hello, I purchased a Betta in February. Shortly after I got 2 Albino Cory Catfish to live with my Betta. Things went well so I got a third Cory in the beginning of March. I have a 3.5 gallon tank and I have some moss balls in it. I brought the water in to Petsmart and they tested it for me...
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    Will My Golden Wonder Killi Eat My Pygmy Cory Catfish?

    just wondering if that's a concern cuz i have a pretty sizeable golden wonder killi in my 20 gallon and just got 3 pygmy cories but realized that if he wanted to (which he probably does) that my killi could devour him! i also have 2 blue rams would that be a problem? if so ill just put them in...
  12. B

    Adding Another Albino Cory Catfish To My Fish Tank

    Hello, I currently have 1 betta, 1 albino catfish, and 1 ghost shrimp in my 5 gallon minibow tank. My albino cory is doing great and is really active. My betta fish doesn't bother it or attack it. I know that corys are suppose to be in schools which is why I am thinking of getting another. I was...
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    Can You Give Them A Home? Cheshire

    Hello, i have joined up in the hope that i can find someone who would be interested in offering a home to my purple/blue fighter, rosy barb, 2 neon tetras, and 2 cory cat fish. I also have a large number of Ramshorn snails.   All of the fish are a year or two old, i only have a few as i down...
  14. CorydorasLover

    Emerald Cory Cat Is Chewing On Male Betta's Tail Fin?

    To start, I have a 10 gallon tank with 1 male betta (Loki) and 3 cory catfish: a peppered, an emerald, and an albino. (Heimdall, Doc & Peach.) At first, I had only Loki and the peppered (Heimdall) for several months together in the tank. They were content, but I'd been urged to add several more...
  15. ellosunshinee

    Setting Up A New 55 Gal..need Advice

    Hey everyone. I am new to the community. Hello! I currently have a 10 gallon aquarium. I acquired this aquarium from my parents who did not take care of the tank at all. They really knew nothing about fish it seems. They had one of each species. I tried to rid this tank of problems but I am not...
  16. CoryLover95

    Are My Corys Getting Enough To Eat?

    Hi! I have a small school of Corys; two Albino, two Green.  I have a 37 gallon aquarium with 2 schools of assorted tetras, some Platys, and Gourami.  So my question is...are my Corys getting enough to eat?  I just feel so bad because when feeding time comes all the other fish rush to the top and...