cory

  1. K

    Don't know what fish to add to 45 gallon tank

    My 45G is currently stocked with - 12 Neon Tetras - 8 Otos - 8 Guppy Endlers - 4 Panda Cories - 1 Male Kribensis I was wondering if anyone have some good suggestions for a colorful/good schooling fish that would make a good addition to the tank. Thanks! Note: I use to have black skirt...
  2. P

    Is My Cory Ok?

    Hi, 2 days ago I got some peppered corydoras - one of them died before I even got to drop acclimate them. The other two are doing well in the tank. I called pets at home and they said I could come get a new cory. I’ve just brought him home today and noticed his fins are a bit ‘teared’ ? Not sure...
  3. FashionFish

    Aggressive Corycat

    Hi there! I am new here. Visited many times in search of answers. Joining because I need some help with my crazy corycats. I know they are super friendly and peaceful. We have kept Sterbai & Bronze cories for 4 years. We have 2 bronze corys that we moved into a bigger tank. We are getting 4 more...
  4. outofwater

    Postmortem for dwarf cory

    Just would like any thoughts/opinions on this. My tank has been firmly established now for 3 months, and this little guy was there from the start. A few days ago I found him dead early in the morning. Pictures were taken as soon as I noticed and pulled him out. The day before I had not...
  5. L

    My Cory died after only 2 days and now I am worried that something is wrong with my tank!

    Hi! I have bought a cory and died no long after max 1/2 days. I never had issues with putting fishes in my tank since I had it (6 months). I am worried my tank might have some toxic algae because it has a electric Blu green algae that's never been there before! So I am worried for my other...
  6. G

    Black sand for Corydoras and Plants?

    I'm currently setting up a low tech 55g aquarium and I'm having trouble with the substrate. To cut to the chase, I'm looking for a black sand that won't be harsh on the cories and other bottom dwellers, but will also be a practical substrate for plants without too much extra care. I've heard...
  7. I

    Is this a parasite? Recommend means of treating?

    Request Help Tank size: 200L tank age: 2 years pH: stable 6.5 ammonia: 0 nitrite: 0 nitrate: 10-20ppm kH: 6 gH: 6 tank temp: 23c Fish Symptoms (include full description including lesion, color, location, fish behavior): Yesterday i noticed strange swimming behavior in one of my Cory's, and...
  8. C

    White marks

    I think my Cory has an infection or something. It appears to have white raised marks on its side. Any idea what I could do to treat? Should I separate it from the rest of the tank? All parameters are in range tank has been set up for over a year, these Cordy have been in for 6 months to a year...
  9. SparkysBois

    Cory Floating upside down

    Hi, my Venezuelan Cory has been acting strange since yesterday, when I found it floating at the top of the tank getting pushed around slowly by the flow. I thought that it was dead so I went to pick it up with the net and it zoomed away. It did the same thing today and was swimming upside down...
  10. ellamay

    Frozen brine shrimp vs bloodworms

    I have ember tetras, cory's and a betta in my 105l tank. I was thinking about adding some frozen food to their diets. Is there any nutritional differences between the frozen bloodworms and brine shrimp? I'm mostly thinking about the frozen food for the betta to be honest, I was thinking...
  11. sweeteybabey

    I Need Some Quick Reasurance!

    Hello everyone! I'm not particularly stressed, but I'm just curious and slightly worried about one of my albino female corydoras. She had a red spot that faded to black on her egg area around a week ago, but it's completely gone now and she was lethargic for one day but instantly improved (it...
  12. 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...
  13. Mizz_MayDK

    L181 pleco and Corydoras Venezuela Black

    I have bought 5 L181 pleco - naturally they are quarantined in a separate tank, but when they are ready to be moved out of quarantine I want to place them together with my Corydoras Venezuela Black. Is this a good combo? I don’t want to risk my corys lives or their fins being bitten of
  14. Linkandnavi

    Stocking a 450L

    Evening everyone, My 450L (approx 119 US gallon) recently finished cycling. 150 x 50 x 60cm. I'm in the process of slowly stocking it over the next few months. I've not run a tank of this size before so I'm feeling my way in with the stocking levels. At the moment, it has two Siamese Algae...
  15. R

    55 gallon stocking ideas with Black Skirt Tetras

    Hi all, I've gone back and forth with my stocking ideas and people on the forums have been super helpful so far but I find myself lost again. I currently have a 55 gallon that is lightly planted (hoping to continually add plants over time) with some driftwood as well. Currently there are 7...
  16. 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...
  17. B

    Is this white spot? (Ich)

    Hi guys, so I put a new Cory into my tank yesterday and noticed a white spot just below the fin. Is this ich or something else? I cannot tell but should I be worried? Thank you, Brandon.
  18. C

    Sick Cory

    One of my Cory's is suddenly unable to swim correctly and is sat at the bottom of the tank all day. If it does try and swim it sort of bounces about at the bottom of the tank and takes a while to right itself if it falls on its side or upside down. Iv checked water parameters and all are spot on...
  19. 2tank

    question about substrates

    Hi, everyone. can I take beach sand for example and just boil it to kill any microbes and bacteria in it or should I buy purpose-made sand substrates? I am in need of a sandy bottom in my big tank for barbs like corys.
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