Whats the best thing to do?
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Freshwater Fish and Aquariums » Freshwater and Tropical Fish » Catfish » Whats the best thing to do?

Whats the best thing to do?

This is a discussion on Whats the best thing to do? within the Catfish forums, part of the Freshwater and Tropical Fish category; --> hey everyone :) right now i have to decided who is leaving my 29 gallon as i have a lonely sterbai cory and what ...

Check out these freshwater fish profiles
Bandit Cory
Bandit Cory
Oto Catfish
Oto Catfish
Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools vBmenu Seperating Image Search this Thread vBmenu Seperating Image
Whats the best thing to do?
Old 09-13-2008, 12:33 PM   #1
 
southafrica1001's Avatar
 
Whats the best thing to do?

hey everyone :)
right now i have to decided who is leaving my 29 gallon as i have a lonely sterbai cory and what i think is a gibbiseps pleco which is starting to out grow the tank (dont have an option of getting a bigger one as im leaving in a few years and cant take the tanks with :( ) so i have to give them back to the pet shop or find a new home for them. i really dont want to but as the pleco is the only fish left from when i first started out, and the sterbai rarely comes out. So i was thinking that maybe i should trade the sterbai for another bronze corydoras or my pleco for a bristlenose (most probably not as i already have two, and i just want another female to try and incourage breeding). i might not trade them for anything as im pretty much boarderlining over stocked, but please still leave suggestions :)
southafrica1001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2008, 02:07 PM   #2
 
Amphitrite's Avatar
 
If I were you I would get rid of the pleco since you said it's already outgrowing the tank. You'd most likely find that if you got some buddies for your sterbai cory he would be a lot happier and you would see a lot more of him. I've found that when kept in a decent sized group they are very sociable and it's fun watching them all interacting with each other.
Amphitrite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2008, 11:21 PM   #3
 
southafrica1001's Avatar
 
thanks im hoping to find though as my lfs only really stocked them the once so maybe they can order some in, however i hope im not overstocked then as i already has 2 bronze corydoras and 2 bristlenose catfish, plus the others in the tank.
southafrica1001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2008, 01:32 PM   #4
 
I'm surprised that your plecos haven't been aggressive to each other. How big are they? Most of the time as they get bigger, they will get territorial and start fighting unless they are in a BIG tank.
Holly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2008, 11:15 PM   #5
 
southafrica1001's Avatar
 
he has become a bit agressive and chases the other catfish away, and the big rock is his. I really need to find him a home because in a few months he will outgrow the tank. i dont know if its better to find someone with a big enough tank or just take him back. im thinking taking him back to the lfs is better, but what happens if someone buys him and puts him/her in a small tank. i can buy a 100gallon at this point however i dont think its very practical.
southafrica1001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can anyone ID this 'thing' n1zjd Saltwater Journals 2 02-08-2010 10:56 PM
What is this thing I saw? aunt kymmie Saltwater Fish 4 11-16-2008 12:15 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:57 AM.