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steeler58
05-04-2017, 12:45 AM
Here's one of the smallest the family. The neat thing about them is; they do always stay on the substrate like most of their relatives, but will move and school around the tank like other species, even schooling with other species that are similarly marked like panda, reed and Kriegi tetra. Fairly hardy for their small size, like other Cory's add last when stocking, Temperature‎: ‎72 to 79°F (22 to 26°C)Hardness‎: ‎2 to 15° HPH‎: ‎6.4 to 7.4.

The Pygmy Cory


https://youtu.be/DWuDZxvE1lw

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steeler58
05-04-2017, 12:46 AM
Good long video of them


https://youtu.be/hw6xfECMx5Q

steeler58
05-04-2017, 12:55 AM
So many good video's of them, obviously keep with other small species, they also will school with otto's being similarly marked.


https://youtu.be/fkaCctlJiQk

steeler58
05-04-2017, 01:02 AM
In a big tank ;-)


https://youtu.be/wS-gZghWElY

OnTheFly
05-04-2017, 01:57 AM
Thanks for posting these vids. I really enjoyed them. Mine must be juvenile because they are only half this large. I put them in the fry tank to QT. But it may be their permanent home as they are very happy. Only have four but they are a great cleanup crew and completely docile towards newborn fish. No sense putting them in a large tank where they will be lost and possibly harassed by tetras.

steeler58
05-05-2017, 01:57 AM
My pleasure OTF ;-)

steeler58
05-06-2017, 11:03 PM
https://youtu.be/91r346YHaY0

steeler58
05-07-2017, 12:01 AM
https://youtu.be/jMAN2p3_HxE

DoubleDutch
05-07-2017, 11:43 AM
So many good video's of them, obviously keep with other small species, they also will school with otto's being similarly marked.


https://youtu.be/fkaCctlJiQk
Solddddd. That tank should be mine.

RiversGirl
05-07-2017, 02:34 PM
Solddddd. That tank should be mine.

You can build it, and they will come

I can see you doing this! hahaha Do you have room for another tank?

DoubleDutch
05-07-2017, 02:41 PM
You can build it, and they will come

I can see you doing this! hahaha Do you have room for another tank?
First getting a divorce then !!

RiversGirl
05-07-2017, 02:50 PM
hahaha, no best not to push it that far. Spouses are good to keep happy.

steeler58
05-07-2017, 05:25 PM
For those guys; all you need is an average to small tank, certainly you can set that up without to much attention? ;-)

DoubleDutch
05-07-2017, 05:27 PM
I'v kept them Lee, but I am having problems pygmaeus and habrosus. Which is a shame.
But think the tank is awesome.

Slaphppy7
05-07-2017, 05:27 PM
That's right, you could go as small as 10G

DoubleDutch
05-07-2017, 05:28 PM
Still having one of these guys.

Slaphppy7
05-07-2017, 05:33 PM
DD, what about hastatus?...they are my favorite of the dwarf corys

Lee, are you going to do a thread on them?

steeler58
05-07-2017, 05:33 PM
I'v kept them Lee, but I am having problems pygmaeus and habrosus. Which is a shame.
But think the tank is awesome.

I'm sorry to hear that; I'm still going to try habrosus in the 40 even though it's a little bigger tank.

DoubleDutch
05-07-2017, 05:35 PM
DD, what about hastatus?...they are my favorite of the dwarf corys

Lee, are you going to do a thread on them?
Hard to get here Matt. After losing a.lot of these guys, I focussed on the bigger one. Watercompany softened the water after that btw.

Slaphppy7
05-07-2017, 05:36 PM
Hard to get here Matt. After losing a.lot of these guys, I focussed on the bigger one. Watercompany softened the water after that btw.

Understood.

steeler58
05-07-2017, 05:42 PM
DD, what about hastatus?...they are my favorite of the dwarf corys

Lee, are you going to do a thread on them?

Yes indeed ;-)