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Thread: Cory Tank?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardy85 View Post
    Bryon.... you are a fish nerd.

    Not an insult. Just saying lol
    Thanks. I love research, and now being retired have the time to do it. And I always like to know all that I can about whatever I am into, in this case fish. Plus I have a bit of a scientific leaning, almost went into biology had it not been for a high school science teacher I detested.
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    AH, that explains it. See I know a bunch of general info regarding lots of fish, but you pull out all the scientific stuff and I just get lost lol

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    Here's another very attractive Cory to suggest for you; Corydoras weitzmani . I don't know if you have access to them and they are on the expensive side here $18.00 for wild cought and $10.00 for tank raised.

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    I have 2 paleatus Corydoras in my tank along with 6 false bandit corys.
    The 2 Paleatus have the LONGEST dorsal fins I've ever seen. One's dorsal fin flows back past its tail. It's a very camera shy and I've been unsuccessful getting a good photo but if I ever do, I'll post it. It's quite amazing. If you could find some of those, I think you'd really enjoy them
    This sounds like a fun tank Amelia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Byron View Post
    No, actually the 4th tetra. What little I can find is really vague.

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    Quote Originally Posted by talldutchie View Post
    No, actually the 4th tetra. What little I can find is really vague.
    The "fourth" neon species? Heiko Bleher told me about that [he was thrilled, as he said that Dr. Jacques Gery had one of those intuitions that with the cardinal/false neon pair there may likely be a second neon species somewhere, and it was rumoured to be in the Rio Purus area--and Heiko finally found it], but he also did an article in TFH on the four neons, and detailed his expedition to find the fourth in the second part. The articles were "A Story of Four Neon Tetras, Part 1: The First Three Neons," and "...Part 2: And Now a Fourth Neon!" in the August and October 2008 issues of Tropical Fish Hobbyist. I have these, and if this is what you meant, let me know and I will scan Part 2 and post it.

    Do you have other references to this fourth species? Would love to see them if online.

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    Last edited by steeler58; 11-06-2013 at 07:37 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    Yes, that is the TFH article. Don't you need a subscription to view it though? It is not coming up for me (the link in the linked article I mean, not the link in your post). I let my subscription expire as I was not getting value for money, and money is tight.

    I will go ahead and scan the article, it is only four pages, and has some nice colour photos of the new fish. But after I get back from my doggie walk with the neighbour.

    Byron.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Byron View Post
    Yes, that is the TFH article. Don't you need a subscription to view it though? It is not coming up for me (the link in the linked article I mean, not the link in your post). I let my subscription expire as I was not getting value for money, and money is tight.

    I will go ahead and scan the article, it is only four pages, and has some nice colour photos of the new fish. But after I get back from my doggie walk with the neighbour.

    Byron.
    Sorry about that, I'm thinking of letting my subscription expire also, for the same reasons
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    OK, I scanned the fourth tetra article and started a new thread as we are getting far off the topic in this one.

    http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=114966

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