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Thread: Is this gravel cory safe??
02-24-2013, 03:35 AM #1
Is this gravel cory safe??
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.
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02-24-2013, 03:39 AM #2
It doesn't that sharp to me in the images.
02-24-2013, 03:41 AM #3
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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...KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
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02-24-2013, 05:24 AM #4
02-24-2013, 01:45 PM #5
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."The Dumpster Tank" 26g flat back hex - Betta albimarginata, corydoras, checker barbs, pork chop rasbora
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