Aquarium Forum

  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food

User Tag List

Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: cory behaviour

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Perth, Australia

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Default cory behaviour

    0 Not allowed!
    This is my first time owning corys so I am after some experienced opinions. I have 6 three lined corys in my 26g and I think they may have spawned the other day, i say some marks on the tank glass that looked like eaten eggs to me, the neon tetras mustve got to them before i saw them. At the moment most of the time the corys are really active, more than they were a few weeks ago. they seems to excitedly follow eachother almost all of the time and often swim quickly up and down the tank wall after eachother like they are playing a game of tag. I am aware corys dart up to the surface to gasp air but what im talking about mine doing, they dont go all the way up to the surface, they just go up and down and up and down repeatedly and it's different to darting up for air. I havent seen any T positions yet, i've been feeding them plenty of bloodworm and wafers and doing cool water changes every other day, plus it's been raining here which I hear can also be a trigger. Does this sound like my corys are keen to breed? or is is just plain old wacky cory antics?

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7   Congrats with the trivia contest! - Slaphppy7   Thanks for taking the time with my angel :) - angelcraze2   Congrats on winning the DT! - Silbar   Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7   


    1 Not allowed!
    Breeding behavior outside of the t- position consists of seval smaller males following/chasing a larger female and shimmying with their fins and attempting to position themselves in front of the female. If you can observe that then your fish are breeding.m

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Merry Christmas - mommy1   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   For Your 33 Gallon. Happy Holidays! - Taurus   Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime   


    0 Not allowed!
    +1 to that. What pckroeger describes sounds like happy healthy fish to me.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts