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  1. #1

    Default Feeding Cory Cats.


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    I have a pebble substrate.

    When I feed my Cory Cats the small bottom feeder wafers tend to drop down into the pebbles and it makes it hard for them to get it.

    I went to my LFS and picked up a small reptile water dish and buried it in the substrate.

    The Cory Cats love it.

    I use a 18" extension tube from my Aqueon water changer to drop the wafers into the dish. I have found that this method keeps my community tank much cleaner.

    When I begin dropping pellets and flake food for the other fish the Cory Cats actually go to their dish and wait for the wafers now.




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    Nice pebbles but indeed not very cory friendly. Good solution, surprised they actually wait for it.

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    Cool trick
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Wow that pretty neat trick I would have never thought of that one of the things I like most about the AC is creative solutions people come up with to make things easier for us and healthier for our fish.
    30 gal Freshwater
    1 young Angel, 6 Pepper Corydoras, 5 Harlequin Rasbora 1 Bristle-nose Pleco

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    This is a great idea.

    I've been flummoxed about how to ensure that my cories get their food before my angels find it. I doubt this would work to solve that problem, but I love the simplicity and ingenuity.


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    Thanks, necessity is the mother of invention. :)

  7. #7

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    Love it, Tate. That's an excellent idea. I can imagine the ease of cleaning with that method.
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    Blurry pics but here they are eating from the dish.






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    Hah, that is awesome. Worked like a charm. =]
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    Great little idea there. I'd say that's quite an awesome sight all those cories in the dish together. :)

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