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post #1 of 4 Old 09-02-2009, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
Am I Over Feeding?

I just did a water change yesterday to suck some food off the bottom but when my cories go swimming around the bottom and play in the sand, i have a bunch of tiny floaters everywhere. Am I over feeding? I Feed 6 sinking pellets once or twice a day. I have 6 cories.
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post #2 of 4 Old 09-03-2009, 02:33 AM
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I keep eight in 56 gal and feed them once a day with three or four pellets. They also eat the flake food that makes it past the smaller fish. If you have food being kicked up by fish. then I might consider redicing the food offered and the frequency.

The most important medication in your fish medicine cabinet is.. Clean water.
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-03-2009, 11:11 AM
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I think 6 pellets for 6 cories is too much. When they eat do they all eat together? If so, you probably only need 1-2 pellets since they share them anyway. In the morning and the evening.

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post #4 of 4 Old 09-03-2009, 01:58 PM
fishyinpa's Avatar I wonder about mine lol! But I never see much left over when I do a wc. They eat pretty much everything. Are you cories babies still? When I got my pandas,they were tiny lil things. I didnt feed them much then. They sure grew though! I havent measured but I am sure they are between 1.5 and 2 inches. Big mama panda is definetly(grr cant spell that word to save my life) 2 inches.

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