My New Longfin Corys

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Today I had some lovely c. aeneus corys brought home to me, and my father and I noticed that they have something a little different about them: they seem to be longfins! Right now they're in the quarantine tank, and are all seemingly quite happy already.

Am I the only one out of the loop here or are there others who had no idea that there were longfin variants of bronze corys?

Well, anyway, I have three albino and three bronze, in which two of each type are longfins. I did notice, however, that the way in which this trait manifested in these groups was different between the albinos and bronzes. I noticed that, in the bronze corys, the dorsal fins were primarily affected. Their dorsal fins are long and sharp-looking. However, in the albino corys, their tail fins were most prominently affected by the trait. They have long, angelic tails that flow when they swim.

Here's some photos. I turned the contrast up so the fins were more defined for the albino ones.
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Excited to have them in my 170L once they're ready!
 

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Today I had some lovely c. aeneus corys brought home to me, and my father and I noticed that they have something a little different about them: they seem to be longfins! Right now they're in the quarantine tank, and are all seemingly quite happy already.

Am I the only one out of the loop here or are there others who had no idea that there were longfin variants of bronze corys?

Well, anyway, I have three albino and three bronze, in which two of each type are longfins. I did notice, however, that the way in which this trait manifested in these groups was different between the albinos and bronzes. I noticed that, in the bronze corys, the dorsal fins were primarily affected. Their dorsal fins are long and sharp-looking. However, in the albino corys, their tail fins were most prominently affected by the trait. They have long, angelic tails that flow when they swim.

Here's some photos. I turned the contrast up so the fins were more defined for the albino ones.
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Excited to have them in my 170L once they're ready!
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh sooo cute!!!
saw these at a pet store, but htey will probably crossbreed with my greens
 
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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh sooo cute!!!
saw these at a pet store, but htey will probably crossbreed with my greens
I'm a little worried about getting black corys for that exact purpose, actually. They're c. schultzei, but they're very similar to c. aeneus so I wonder if crossbreeding would still be an issue... Probably.
 

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I'm a little worried about getting black corys for that exact purpose, actually. They're c. schultzei, but they're very similar to c. aeneus so I wonder if crossbreeding would still be an issue... Probably.
yeah, but maybe since they're so similar they are part of a gang tho...
 
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yeah, but maybe since they're so similar they are part of a gang tho...
I hope so. I'm going to have to wait until I can get a job to get them though, so it'll be a fair wait until then. Saving up will be a task without a source of proper income.
 

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Awesome! It’s rare to see the longe-fin variety. :wub: :fish:


the most expensive cories i see are like $7!!
I actually do that on an app, it takes months to pay out though so I don't save up too well. They're expensive, too... £54 for 6!
All the “regular” Cory’s at my LFS are $7 a piece. (False Julii, Panda, Albino, Emerald, etc,)

They just go up from there... when they had the Venezuelan Red Sailfin Corys, they were $17 a piece!!
 

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Wow!!! That is so exciting they have long fins.
All the “regular” Cory’s at my LFS are $7 a piece. (False Julii, Panda, Albino, Emerald, etc,)

They just go up from there... when they had the Venezuelan Red Sailfin Corys, they were $15 a piece!!
Woahhhhhh. My LFS sells the majority of cories for $3.39, like the emerald or pygmies. My cory hastatus though were like $8, but because my mom signed up for the "fish club discount" I got them for like $6 each
 

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Red corys? Sign me up!!
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https://azgardens.com/product/cory-venezuelan-red-sailfin-cory-corydoras-venezuelanus/ :hey:


Wow!!! That is so exciting they have long fins.

Woahhhhhh. My LFS sells the majority of cories for $3.39, like the emerald or pygmies. My cory hastatus though were like $8, but because my mom signed up for the "fish club discount" I got them for like $6 each
I don’t get why you people are so lucky - cheap fishes 24/7. :grr:
 
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