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    To answer your original question about breeding...

    Fish in an aquarium do not keep calendars.
    Fish in the wild do not keep calendars.

    Their behavior is based around their environment. Things like temperature and water quality. So you'd have to look at what conditions are like in their native homeland when they reproduce. And from my admittedly very brief perusal, they breed in the wild at the start of the "rainy season" where the influx of new rain alters the chemistry in the water to ideal conditions.

    Simulating that experience in an aquarium will encourage your fish to reproduce. (Its actually quite common for people to notice mating behavior after water changes because of this biological mechanic)

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    Going to be applying a heater soon. :) But when the summer comes, I should take it out, right? My room does change in temperatures depending on the season.

    P.s I woke up this morning and the whole left side of my tank is full with more eggs lol

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    If/when you get a heater, set it to the temp you want it and leave it in year round. Most heaters these days have a thermostat in them and it will run more in the winter and less in the summer and keep your aquarium roughly the same temp year round.

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    I recommend an Aqueon Pro Heat heater 150 watt, an excellent brand of heater for very cold climates. I have two 250 watt heaters in my 75 gal. These heaters are rated for larger tank sizes than comparable size heaters of other brands. Even with the extremely cold weather we have had here, my tank temp doesn't vary (tank is at 77.9 deg and my house is probably 63 deg while I'm at work and overnight). Leave the heater in the tank and on all the time - it only turns on when needed.
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    Trillian give you a good answer above about the rainy season. I just want to add that the start of the rainy season brings colder water and a drop in temperature is a commonly used trigger used to breed cories.
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