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    Unhappy Cory lost tail ?


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    Looked in my tank this morning to find a Cory with no tail and scales missing all down it's right rear quarter. I have the stock in my profile and am at an end as to how it happened, does anyone think my plec's could of done it ? or maybe he got stuck somewhere ?

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    1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed


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    Can we have a complete list of your stock? Maybe a run down of the tank? Rocks? Wood? Plants? Filters? Just trying to figure out what in your tank could possibly do that much damage.

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    My stock is:
    140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 30 neons , 8 white cloud mountain minnows,, 10 Schwarzi cory, 10 julii cory 12 harlequin rasbora, 10 Hengals Rasbora,2 Bulldog Plecs, 2 Bristle nosed plec's and loads of assasin snails.

    There are two pieces of bogwood and about 15 large round pebbles,

    Plants are plastic and live about 60/40.

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    1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed


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    More pics, I think he must of got stuck somewhere as none of my stock could fit him into their mouths except the BN plec.
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    1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed


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    Wow - that's pretty gruesome looking -sorry about your loss : (

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    It could have died on its own and just been pecked at by the others, or munched on by a plec?

    I can't see any likely murderers in your stock list.
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    Poor thing was still alive in this state, I think it must of got injured on something before the others had a nibble or got ill and was nibbled on
    1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed


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    Looks pretty brutal for him to have just gotten stuck. It looks like the tail was ripped (or nibbled) off. Possibly severe fin rot? If he was sick/weak/slow, it wouldn't take much for the others to start nibbling on him.
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    Maybe caught in a rock? And tore his tail trying to break free?

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    He was in perfect health 12hrs earlier so I guess he must have got stuck somewhere, I'd better have a bit of a shift of things just to be safe.
    1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed


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