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  1. Default Is this gravel cory safe??


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    I really want to get some corys for my 100L freshwater tank, but I have read how sharper gravels are bad for their whiskers and they like softer substrates, is my gravel pictured safe for corys and their barbels?? I would change to sand but I am half way through cycling and would really rather not go through such a big job if possible.

    Photo on 24-02-13 at 12.29 PM.jpgPhoto on 24-02-13 at 12.30 PM.jpg

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    It doesn't that sharp to me in the images.

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    TBH i have no experience with cories, but that gravel doesnt have sharp edges, it normal aquarium gravel. i dont think you will have any problem. the sharper gravels are the natural ones, seachem flourite is one of them.... sharp as heck lol...
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    It's not ideal gravel. If the tank is well cycled it should work. Might wanna make a sandbox for them and feed them in there.

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    You will be much happier with the cories if you switch to a smooth grained sand. That way you will get to see their natural behavior.
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