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  1. #1

    Default SAE's and cories


    0 Not allowed!
    Does anyone have experience keeping the two species together?
    I am particluarly worried about the SAE's bullying the cories off their food...

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    0 Not allowed!
    I kept both for years with no issues. If corys getting food is ever an issu then simply drop some food in after lights out.

  3. #3

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    0 Not allowed!
    I've kept both in the same tank as well with no issues between them. I know a lot of people say SAE get aggressive with other fish, but I have kept many over the years and never had any issues with aggression, maybe because they were well fed.
    People say if you can't say something nice then don't say anything at all... Then they wonder why am I so quiet.
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


  4. #4

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    0 Not allowed!
    thanks you two!
    how dependent are they on each other/how important is a school for them?

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    0 Not allowed!
    I've never kept them in groups. Only 1 or 2 in a tank and they did fine. They can be kept in groups but they are fine alone.
    People say if you can't say something nice then don't say anything at all... Then they wonder why am I so quiet.
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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    0 Not allowed!
    I currently keep 3x 4 inch SAE with 10 corys in a 58G and there is minor chasing at feeding time. for the most part they get along and the corys handle themselves. The SAE are getting a bit too big for my tank though so will need to sell them to someone with a bigger tank soon.
    31 Gallon Hagen Waterhome with 2 x 20W T8 6700K Life Glo tubes, Fluval 205 canister filter, Aquaclear 200W and Marineland Stealth 150W heaters, Hydor Hydrokable 50W substrate heating cable with Hydrostat thermostat, Hydor Ario 2 Blue aeration night light. Compressed CO2. Very Heavily Planted.

    58 Gallon Hagen Light-Glo/Waterhome with 2x40W T8, 2x Fluval 404/405 canisters filters, Ebo-Jager 250W Heater, Marineland Stealth Pro 300W heater. Compressed CO2. Moderately planted.


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