Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

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Bulletfishy
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Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Bulletfishy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:17 pm

Hey peeps,

I have a question regarding Cory's and their bony armoured outside.

I have moved my old fishbase to a fishshelter. But the problem I have is that the majority of the Cory's I have are simply too fast. They will hide in every nook and cranny I try to catch them at. And pulling out my entire aquarium which is pretty plant heavy is just impossible..it would ruin all the plants and start over again. I have had a few people try it too but they just outrace them. And trying every time is just so stressfull that they might die from that instead.

Now my question is, is the Congo Puffer able to digest the Cory's? I know this is far from ideal and I'd prefer not too but at this point im just giving up on catching them.

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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:06 pm

Consider them food reserves for your puffer, if you do not rescue them soon! He will certainly be able to eat chunks of their meat, as I have seen mine eat a pleco down to only a skull.
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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Bulletfishy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:49 pm

O wow! Good to know then. Ill try it one or two more times before my puffer arrives but I'm a bit pessimistic about it =/

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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by eieio » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:20 pm

Bulletfishy wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:49 pm
O wow! Good to know then. Ill try it one or two more times before my puffer arrives but I'm a bit pessimistic about it =/
I'm a bit pessimistic about a fish with half it's gut ripped out and being left to die that way.
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Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:15 pm

Take ALL decor out of the tank & catch those fish! :badboy:
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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Bulletfishy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:46 am

Theres no deco in it. Its sand with Lucense, Echinodorus and Valisneria.I took out the deco in it like spiderwood and a cave already. Thats why i didnt want to take all the plants out cause they have been rooting for months to get sturdy in the sand. But ill try it again.

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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Bulletfishy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:05 am

Yay, I put my Corys up on the web and half an hour later someone is interested. So they are gonna get a new home and not inside a stomach.

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My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:32 am

:grats: :metal: :worship: :yourock:
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Re: Tetraodon Miurus + Cory's

Post by Bulletfishy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:46 pm

^^ Yea I get the reactions =/ I was a bit upset that I might have had to leave them in there but its all good! I rearranged the tank too. Gonna make some pics when I get the piece of driftwood for in the middle and wait for Lurky (yea I thought that was a very cool name xD).

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